Being contacted by a dui victim while still incarcerated
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As my other colleagues have mentioned, none of us can guess why the other driver wants to visit with your fiancé. Most likely if it's with her pastor, it is likely for the purpose of forgiving him for what he did. On occasion, victims of crimes desire to give forgiveness so that they can move on with their lives as best as possible.
How would I (or any cyber-lawyer) know what the motivation is for anyone to do anything?
If you want me to speculate then I would guess that the victim probably went either to make peace with her/himself, to make peace with your fiance, to make peace with her his deity or, on the other extreme to vindictively rub it in your fiance's face... and I would guess that the pastor was there for moral support.
If you want to know then you would have to ask the person in question directly.
A no contact order is a one way street, Your fiance cannot contact the subject of the order but the reverse is not true, especially when he is in custody and the victim goes to the correctional facility.
I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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This is not a question about law as much as it is a question about human motivation. We would all be guessing as to the victim's motivation. My assumption is that the victim is dealing with feelings of anger and frustration, and perhaps the pastor has suggested the victim go speak with your fiancé to try to get to a place of closure about the incident and move on with his/her life. The victim has not been ordered to stay away from your fiancé, so, there is no impediment to the victim seeking out your fiancé. If your fiancé did hurt someone, would he/she not want to speak to the person to resolve issues of guilt or sorrow? It seems like a good idea for humans to work issues out by speaking to one another. Is that not one of the things that separates humans from beasts?
Could be any of a thousands reasons. No point in guessing.
What do you mean "he was instructed not to contact her in any way"? Do you mean there is a no contact order from a court>
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Since his case is over I would assume she is trying to contact him for personal reasons, apparently religious. You don't give enough information about her or the facts of the case to allow anyone to give you more than a guess.