Q: My niece was arrested last night for domestic violence, even though she is the victim. Boyfriend said she hit 1st!
She is being arraigned for the DV charge this morning. She is also being charged with possession (she was in his RV, where they found marijuana and paraphernalia) and assault. She didn't hurt him and the police dismissed her parents when they told them about previous assault incidents. The police spoke to the boyfriend's mother on the scene, made my niece's parents stay in their car. Doesn't she have a right to counsel in this?!
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