Q: I've been accused of a crime and ordered by the court not to contact the "victim" and a witness.
I've been accused of a crime and ordered by the court not to contact the "victim" and a witness or to influence them through some other way....now a relative (brother) contacted me, (phoned me). What are my rights? Am I allowed to engage in conversation with him when he contacts me? How does this work?
A: No should have no contact with someone that the court has ordered you not to. This would even be the case if they contact you. Do not engage in any conversation with them at all.
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