Hyden, KY asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky

Q: Can they arrest me on my court date for my charges w/o letting my witnesses speak at all? & do all trials have juries?

I served 2 weeks in jail on the day of my arrest for assault. My trial is coming up, will they just tell me how long im going to jail, or do I get to have my witnesses speak against my prosecutor to try and prove self defense? In ky

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can call any and as many witnesses as you like. The jury has to find you guilty first. If they believe your witnesses and your theory of self defense, you could be found not guilty.

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