Homewood, IL asked in Criminal Law for Indiana

Q: for 9-21-8-33(a)/IFA: Failure to Yield at Yield Sign-Involves bodily injury should you plea not guilty even if you are?

could this possibly be plead down to a falure to yeild or something?

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Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: You need to be represented by counsel. Almost everything can be played to a lesser included offense, under most circumstances. There are too many variables to discuss and there are details that should not be published in an online forum. You need to contact a criminal defense attorney who practices in the jurisdiction where the matter is pending as that individual would have the greatest familiarity with the prosecutor assigned to your matter. In the course of an initial consult, the attorney should be able to give you a good idea (not a promise) of what he/she can or cannot do for you.

If your initial Hearing is today and you must appear before the Court before you have engaged an attorney, you would need to enter a plea of not guilty and request a continuance to hire an attorney. Good luck.

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