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Does the truancy officer who actually wrote me a citation have to be physically present in court?

If you "not guilty" and go to trial, if the state can't produce the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 13 days ago

Does a detached garage count as a dwelling that is protected under the Castle Doctrine?

A detached garage is not your home as that word is commonly understood: it …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Can the victim in a felonious assault case be charged if self-defense is proven?

You are putting the cart before the horse, so to speak: self-defense is not …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 months ago

If a detective calls me, do I have to go in and talk to him?

Until there is a warrant for your arrest or subpoeana for you to testify, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 months ago

If the state took over a domestic violence case but the victim doesn't show, will the case get thrown out?

1) If he doesn't show up, the case *may* be dismissed; it depends on …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago