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  • How can you submit witness statements in writing if they are unable to appear in court?

    Asked by a user in Oregon City, OR - 7 months ago.

    The other attorneys have covered this well in their answers. Except in some very limited circumstances, testimony in court must come from people who are present and able to be cross-examined. In...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Incorrect admission of guilt

    Asked by a user in Columbus, OH - almost 3 years ago.

    A plea of guilty can be used against you in a civil lawsuit. Essentially, the person suing you would not have to prove that you violated your duty of care to the other driver -- the guilty plea would...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Does no victim contact include social media sites?

    Asked by a user in Tavares, FL - 7 months ago.

    When a Judge imposes a "no contact" order, the Judge means for the Defendant not to make any direct or personal contact with the victim in any forum. General posts to social media sites that many...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • My Ex keeps harassing me with threats of lawsuits. Does she have any case?

    Asked by a user in Mesa, AZ - about 1 year ago.

    Things you say on Social Media can be the subject of a civil lawsuit against you, particularly if you say things that are provably untrue and damaging to someone's reputation. Unless the posted...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Do i need a lawyer?

    Asked by a user in Columbus, OH - over 4 years ago.

    You need an attorney. It is very likely that you will be charged with a criminal offense. If you have an attorney, he or she could contact the police for you to explain your side of the matter and...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Can a Felony 5 be dismissed?

    Asked by a user in Stow, OH - over 4 years ago.

    If you have been arrested for a felony indictment, that means a Grand Jury has reviewed evidence about the alleged crime and voted to have you charged. The prosecuting attorney who works with the...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • My husband is being charged with Robbery, a second degree felony. What could he be sentenced?

    Asked by a user in Columbus, OH - over 4 years ago.

    The range of penalties in the previous answer is correct. However, you may also want to consider that a judge who is sentencing someone convicted on a Second Degree felony must start with the...

  • What type of lawyer can help us?

    Asked by a user in Philadelphia, PA - almost 5 years ago.

    You don't need a disability lawyer. This is a simple contract case. Any competent attorney who has handed contract disputes can help you. The lawyer will likely research case law that will help...

  • How can I collect a personal loan that I made to an ex-boyfriend?

    Asked by a user in Cortland, OH - almost 5 years ago.

    The only way to collect a debt like this is by filing a lawsuit. In Ohio, you would file in Municipal Court. In Pennsylvania, you would file in District Court. The state where you file depends on...

  • 7 yr old son intentionally hit by coach with ball. Is there anything we can do legally?

    Asked by a user in Conshohocken, PA - almost 5 years ago.

    Under Pennsylvania law, assuming all your facts to be accurate and provable, you have two basic choices. One is to file a police report and ask the police to consider working with the District...