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Is a lawyer needed for a first time offense MIP?

Any time you are charged with a crime you should at least speak to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can spousal privilege be used in domestic violence cases?

Yes, you can voluntarily decide to not testify against your husband; he could not …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

If I found the person who hit me and run, can I press charges?

1) You can file a police report for his driving and also his leaving …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

If a detective came to my home and asked to meet with me but I have no idea why, what should I do?

Do not submit to police questiong without first having consulted with legal counsel. The …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Is it possible to have only one sentencing event in one jurisdiction for two different felonies in two separate counties?

No, unfortunately, it is not possible because county 1 does not have jurisdiction (or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago