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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Does the defendant need permission from the prosecutor to have witnesses? Do they have any say in who it can & cant be?

If the prosecutor doesn't want the defendant to bring any witnesses will that have any affect?

Nancy E.S. Calloway
Nancy E.S. Calloway answered on Jul 14, 2020

There is a time and a place to bring witnesses. The prosecutor does not have a say in it. Witnesses are normally not called unless a contested motion or trial is scheduled. A prosecutor may say it is not a hearing in which witnesses would be heard. For example, if the hearing is an arraignment... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My cousin is 16 years old & was put out She had an runaway charge but was caught what’s most likely to happen next ?

She was working & living with a friend, her legal guardian which is her older sister. doesn’t want her back home because they had an argument about her 16 year old sister crushing on her older sister boyfriend ( Which isn’t true ) she’s just insecure because the younger sister is... Read more »

Nancy E.S. Calloway
Nancy E.S. Calloway answered on Jul 14, 2020

I would like to answer your question, but the way it is put does not compute. If the guardian put her out, it makes no sense that she would file run away charges to get her back. It may be that you do not know the whole story, but only your cousin's explanation. Since she is considered a... Read more »

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