Forest City, NC asked in Uncategorized for North Carolina

Q: Can I legally demand a passenger to get out of my car no matter where we are

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: Most jurisdictions wouldn't really have a universal, statutory answer to this. It would depend on the surroundings, the hour of the day, the dynamic between the people, whether the occupant was posing a threat to life and limb, the reasonableness of the demand given the circumstances, and other factors. If done with malice, depravity, or a requisite state of mind, a criminal attorney could possibly expand for you how it could even give rise to criminal liability. But again, it all depends on the setting and context of everything. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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