Oklahoma City, OK asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Oklahoma

Q: The state picked up charges i filed against someone. I am being called as a witness. Do i nees a lawyer?

This is a dangerous animal case. My neighbors dog charged under a fence and attacked my dog Can they legally bring the dangerous animal near me/my home? This happens so often that i missed the first court date because i was afraid leave my home to check the mail. What is considered witness intimidation?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: In most instances victims of crime or witnesses who report crimes do not need an attorney. As a victim, assuming that’s the situation, you have an attorney already through the government, whether it’s a city prosecutor, an assistant district attorney, or a Assistant US attorney. But, It certainly doesn’t hurt to consult an attorney as many of us will give consultations for free over the telephone. Best of luck!

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