Panama City, FL asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Florida

Q: Why would public defender not want to do depositions to prove what victim said was untrue.

Also victim stated she was intoxicated at time her statement was recorded isn't that inadmissible. Also there is a drug possession charge but no FDLE report so it's my understanding that a possession conviction can not be obtained.

1 Lawyer Answer
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: There are reasons for not taking depositions...although from the sound of your question, yours is the type that depositions should be taken...You need to have a heart to heart conversation with your lawyers and, if you are not satisfied with the response, you should and are able to seek a second opinion.

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