Jackson, WY asked in Personal Injury for New York

Q: My underage friend was raped, his attackers are of age. Will this go to court?

He has video proof, has taken it to the police and was blackmailed by these people. He also made sure friend was also on FaceTime to witness it.. will the friend have to stand witness?

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James Avery
James Avery
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in New York

A: The “will witness have to go to court” will depend on the situation. Criminal cases will depend on the Prosecutor. Civil cases, a witness generally cannot be compelled to testify.

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