West Roxbury, MA asked in Criminal Law for Maine

Q: Will prosecution still send evidence if they plan to drop the case?

My husband and I were both charged with endangerment, but everyone agrees there is no case. Even the DA said it was weak and we were "never intentionally negligent" and the law is literally on our side - we didn't break any laws. We left our sons in the car with two cell phones and they wouldn't even open the door for police, my oldest calling as soon as they arrived (some Karen said we abandoned them). The judge split our dates specifically to accommodate our kids. Then they put us back together on ANOTHER appearance (we have pled not guilty 2x and asked for separate jury trials). They said no lawyer since they won't see jail time. We really thought they were finally admitting they have nothing so they put us together for next appearance. Then the officer footage evidence came. Now we don't know! I'll say this - BRING IT MAINE. We are INNOCENT and we will NOT take a plea deal. Covid exists and we haven't brought our children in public since 3/12/20. We homeschool. Screw the state.

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Hunter J Tzovarras
Hunter J Tzovarras
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bangor, ME
  • Licensed in Maine

A: The prosecutor is required to turn over all evidence and information they have on your case, including any exculpatory evidence, up until the point the case is dismissed or finished. If they have not turned over something, you should bring it to the Judge's attention at the next court date, and send a written request to the DA's office.

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