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Will I be liable if a passengers in my car was caught urinating in state property?

Technically, you could be liable as an "accomplice" if you knew what he was …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago

If I am falsely accused of a crime and am innocent am I liable for court cost?

You say there were "fines"--that means you either were convicted of the crime or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can someone be charged with assault if he wasn't the aggressor and just acting in self-defense?

Legally, if the defendant was, as you write, acting in self defense--shoving someone to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Can some one be charged with a crime that happen 18 years ago?

Yes, your brother could be charged. There is no "statute of limitations," or time …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Can criminal background records be sealed from the public?

No, there is nothing you can do. Criminal records can only be sealed if …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 months ago