Q: Hi, I am facing terroristic threatening charges where multiple people at work accused me of making threats
I was wondering if there was a way I can see the statements they wrote to the police somehow before my court date?
A: Your lawyer will request what is called Discovery. The state must give you everything they have against you including any evidence that shows your innocence. You will be able to see everything written against you. If you don't have a lawyer, just write a letter to the prosecutor and request to see everything they intent on using against you. It is always better to have a lawyer though. You might miss something and be convicted. If you represent yourself, the court will treat you like you are a lawyer. You gain no benefit by being unrepresented. And the prosecutor does not have to take it easy on you!
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