What if I was provoked into throwing a glass of water ion his face?

Asked about 1 year ago - Chino, CA

I feel I did nothing wrong they haveno witness they have no case why should I pay a fine and be on 3 yrs probation?

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  1. Merry Melinda Fountain

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    Answered . You should contact a criminal lawyer in your area. There are many listed on this web site under Find a Lawyer.

    Merry Fountain is licensed to practice law in Indiana. She can be contacted at 1-888-242-HURT. This is not legal... more
  2. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . Retain a local criminal lawyer to fight it then.

  3. Andrew Stephen Roberts

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    Answered . Mere words do not constituent sufficient grounds for committing a battery . Get an attorney .

    Andrew Roberts (818) 597-0633/ (805) 496-7777
  4. Joseph Salvatore Farina

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    Answered . You've asked this question several times and gotten numerous answers . Words, even insulting ones, cannot form the basis for committing an assault. And yes - you committed a criminal act if you threw a glass of water at someone because they said something.to you. You don't think you're guilty and didn't do anything wrong? Then plead not guilty and take it to trial, as opposed to whining on AVVO and refusing to accept responsibility for your criminal actions. You were wrong - get over it.

    The information and legal suggestions made herein do not in any way create an attorney-client relationship. The... more
  5. David Ian Schoen

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    Answered . Your question lacks facts. This is probably a criminal law matter.

  6. Rixon Charles Rafter III

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    Answered . FWIW, the 'he made me do it' defense is not a strong one.

    NOT LEGAL ADVICE. FOR EDUCATION AND INFORMATION ONLY. Mr. Rafter is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of... more
  7. Stephen Ross Cohen

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    Answered . I am drowning in lack of empathy as you continue to post this insane BS question that a multitude of attorneys have answered. you are swimming in a shark infested pool of self pity. Man up.

    My name is Stephen R. Cohen and I have practiced over 39 years and can be reached at 213-819-1171. I in Los... more

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