Q: In a wrongful death litigation for the wrongful death of my husband. Is my criminal background admissible
The admissibility of evidence is fact-specific. Talk to a local lawyer.
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A: If you were not involved, generally no. The only crimes that may usually be referred to are crimes of falsehoods--kiting checks, forgery, etc. However if you have a potential death claim you want to consult an attorney who is a member of the Kansas Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.
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