Asked in Domestic Violence and Personal Injury for Mississippi

Q: Do I need a lawyer as the victim of domestic violence, there’s evidence & my hearing was approved for court.

I was assaulted by my ex. I know he’ll have a lawyer present since he is currently in probation for a dui. I filed charges against him and went to a hearing for it. It got approved. A no contact order was established and a court date will be set. Would I need to get a lawyer ? I have evidence of what happened to me.

1 Lawyer Answer
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Olive Branch, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: You will not need an attorney in this case. You are a witness for the State.

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