ok so i told the police a lie and now my fiance is sitting in jail...but i dont want him to b in there for nothing,and we done got past he issues and moved on but now they are subpeoning me n my mom to court ,,,do we go or no>?
Speak with an attorney. You could be facing charges yourself and you want to make sure you are covered before proceeding further.
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You are legally required to go to court when subpoenaed. It is also illegal to lie to the police. You will need to go, but you should bring a lawyer with you.
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A subpoena requires your appearance. If you fail to show, the prosecutor could ask for a material witness warrant and you could be held. As the other attorneys have said, you need to have an attorney involved as you could be facing charges for lying to the police. Whatever you do, don't lie when you go to testify.
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