Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi

Q: Using witnesses from another trial in another county.

Ok say you have 1 charge of lustful touching in one county set for trial and 3 counts for 2 different people making same iallegations and 1 is in both counties. Would the 2 from the other county be allowed to be witness saying what their allegations are in the county where there is just 1 count? I hope you understand my question.

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Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Olive Branch, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: The answer to your question is maybe. It depends on whether or not your attorney objects to the witnesses and whether or not you are talking about uncharged conduct, charges that have not gone to trial yet, or charges for which you have been previously convicted. The ultimate decision is for the Judge to make.

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