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Simple assault

In a criminal case--and DV is criminal--the "state" (i.e. the government, through the prosecutor) …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Are there any legal ramifications for me paying for a ticket fine for stolen license plates?

You can't pay the violation without pleading guilty to it. (The act of paying …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

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 2 months 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 3 months 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 5 months ago