Atlanta, GA asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Georgia

Q: How can a lawyer prove someone is not guilty of child cruelty ?

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John Kim
John Kim
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Duluth, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: This is a very broad question - it may help if you tailor your question a little bit more to receive better responses. However, in general, a lawyer will use all the evidence in the case to provide the best defense for his/her client. This can be achieved through various ways (i.e., communications with the prosecutor, motions, etc.) during all stages of prosecution through jury trial [and appeal, if applicable]. I hope this helps.

Joshua Schiffer agrees with this answer

Joshua Schiffer
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Joshua Schiffer
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Roswell, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: My colleague John is spot on that without more details it is impossible to provide accurate guidance. It is also the STATES burden to prove things, and a good lawyer works to prevent the State from being able to do that.

I strongly recommend you call a couple LOCAL lawyers in your jurisdiction as often times courts have programs the locals will be familiar with as these cases are really "sticky" and the State does not like to get lost in resource allocation when they are dealing with them.

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