I was arrested for shoplifting and when arrested the officer said i wasnt being charged by the state but municipally? Im not sure what that means, also should i do some community service hours before my court date to show the judge i am remorseful ? I would really like to avoid probation and the... Read more »
My brother is charged with a sex crime. He was charged with a sex crime when he was 16 but our family was told those records were sealed.He is now 38. In the state of Colorado can these files be brought back out and used against him?
Yes, The prior can be used against him. A Typical tactic for the prosecution is to use prior sex accusations against the defendant. If he is hiring an attorney is is vital that this attorney is familiar with defending the use of other act evidence.
You will want to contact a local defense attorney. That person can get all the information you need about the case and can answer any questions you have.
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