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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 1 month 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 2 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 8 months ago

Can an inmate be denied a lawyer?

1) Any criminal defendant has the right to an attorney--there are no exceptions. The …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can I record audio in my kitchen when I leave, if I suspect my infant's safety is at risk?

You can NOT record a person against their will--if you do, you are committing …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago