What does it mean if u have to be in court if they want u to show 100% does that mean u r going to jail?????

Asked over 1 year ago - Louisville, KY

my lawyer tired to get my case settled so I wouldn't have to go but they said they needed me in court does that mean they are going to lock me hop for sure 100%????

Attorney answers (2)

  1. Christopher S. Compton

    Contributor Level 10


    Lawyer agrees


    Answered . No. I don't think it means they're going to lock you up for sure. Did you ask your attorney why you needed to appear? I think you should contact your attorney and ask him/her why you're needed.

    I am not your attorney, nor are you my client. This answer to your question is not to be considered legal advice.... more
  2. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . I am unsure of exact question, but in general: if it is a felony charge you must appear in person (unless excused); if a motion to set aside a bench/arrest warrant, the defendant show be present in person to assist the lawyer with the motion; If a normal appearance you should be present unless excused by the defense attorney; if on for Motion Hour in Circuit Court, I advise my clients to appear. There are too many possibilities to list. Contact your attorney to get a clarification.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more

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