That, and he only grabbed me and let go immediately, what do I do? If i recant my statement its like i lied and technically i didnt because choking means you cant breathe at all. He has a defense attorney but im scared he'll get jail time. What can I do? If I tell the DA the real story they could... Read more »
Me and my husband got in a fight, the police were called and i was nervous because this shouldnt of happened. They confused me and made it seem worse than it was and so in my statement i made it seem worse than it was. Im not sure what to do
The best thing that you can do right now is contact a criminal lawyer so that you can discuss your situation in detail with that person and proceed in the best possible way, per the lawyer’s advice and guidance. I would not do anything further without a lawyer.
There may be a protective order in your case, which could explain why you cannot have and/or see your discovery. However, you will need to know what the evidence is against you in order to make proper decisions in your case, so you can certainly ask your lawyer when she/he will be able to discuss...Read more »
There are many online forums, including Justia, where you can research the top criminal defense attorneys in Pennsylvania and then make your decision regarding who you wish to contact. Don't be afraid to reach out. If the person whom you contact is not the right one for this particular case, she/he...Read more »
Your question is too vague to even begin answering it. You really should discuss this issue with a federal criminal defense attorney regarding the particular prosecution that concerns you and the investigation.
Not necessarily. There is no simple answer to your question and everything is fact specific and case specific. You really should discuss your particular circumstances privately and in detail with a federal criminal defense attorney.
This meeting that you describe is called a reverse proffer. It can be helpful for a defendant to understand the scope of the government's case. Keep in mind, however, that there is usually (but not always) additional discovery provided as you get closer to trial that would not be shown to you now,...Read more »
Law enforcement would have to have a warrant in order to run surveillance and tap your conversations. They can only get such a warrant if they have convinced a court that there is probable cause of criminal activity by you and/or someone else in the room. If your question is more than just a...Read more »
You can register with Pacer (https://www.pacer.gov), which is the federal court database. That way, you can look up the federal defendant and read his/her court docket.
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