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Does a court appointed attorney public defender have to be licensed?

The attorney must be licensed to practice law. The attorney cannot continue representing your …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 days ago

Will a store still come after me and pursue arrest regarding a shoplifting incident?

We don't know if they will--that depends on their store or corporate policy (e.g. …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Do I have to testify against my husband?

The "spousal privilege" would prevent you from testifying if you only became aware of …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Im 18 and she is 17

The "age of consent," or age at which someone can legally engage in sex …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

does texting screenshots violate privacy laws?

No, it is not illegal. Once you send a written or textual message or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago