Oklahoma City, OK asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma

Q: I asked a judge for Discovery at a protective order hearing he said I could not do that.. how can I defend myself then..

She had a huge stack of papers she was calling proof...how can I defend myself if I don't know what I'm being accused of or what evidence she has.. or if that evident was a pain while we were still married there for making it privileged

1 Lawyer Answer

Keegan Kelley Harroz

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: The law says that you are held to the same standards as a licensed attorney if you choose to represent yourself. The judge is prohibited from giving you any legal advice and cannot tell you how to get what you need. You should hire an attorney to assist you in your case.

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