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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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 months ago

Can charges still be pressed 7 months after restitution?

In theory, charges can still be pressed: criminal charges are not primarily aboutr securing …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago