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Can my minor have charges pressed against him

Your son can be charged with assault and battery. Assault and battery are both …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

If a security guard accuses you of theft because they saw you but don't have video proof is it enough to convict you?

Yes, it can be enough to convict you: many, many people have been convicted …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

If an alleged victim doesn't want to pursue or testify, can the state force them to?

1) Prosecutors have discretion on whether to pursue someone and, if so, how hard …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

If my statement to the police was incorrectly written up, may I have it corrected?

You can't force the police to change their report. Of course, you can dispute …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago