Q: Hi so my significant other has a ongoing theft criminal case and ended up filing a criminal order at me
but I’m not sure why is it any reason that it could be put on me if I haven’t done anything or reason of why for the sake of the case she has going on?
A: Impossible to read the mind of another person and divine their thoughts or purposes. Why people do the things they do is not really knowable in the absence of clear explanations from those people. If you are accused and charged with a criminal offense, then you need to defend the charges or face possible conviction, jail, fines and all the negative burdens that imposes on your life going forward. You get one chance to defend the case, so you better get it right. The only way to do that is to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer. The risks of doing nothing or trying to muddle through on your own are too great to take such a chance. It may be all baseless and outrageous, but innocent people get convicted in this country all too often, so take this seriously and do not let that happen to you.
Matthew J. Bronson agrees with this answer
If you were charged with theft in relation to a case your significant other has been charged/ involved in, it is possible The State's Attorney's office believes you were involved in the criminal act as well. You should speak with an Attorney about the case, if you cannot afford Private Counsel and have been charged you can apply for a Public Defender at the Commissioner's Office. If investigators attempt to contact you and question you, it is very important you speak with Counsel beforehand. Trying to talk your way out of an investigation without a Lawyer will not benefit you in any way.
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