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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 7 days 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 7 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 7 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 9 months ago

Can the police search my room and belongings with only my roommates consent, not mine?

No, this would not be legal if she does not share the bedroom with …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 months ago