Ukiah, CA asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California

Q: Can the D. A make an alleged victim testify

Well the alleged would b my forner gf and no I didn't speak to the police until about a month later they picked me up on a prob cause warrant. She says she dit wanna press charges now but she has been subpoenaed. I told her I didn't think that they could make her testify if she's worried about the issuing a warrant if she doesn't testify

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: did you report it to the police or talk to the police at the time of the incident?

they can subpoena you and if testifying would incriminate you, then you could take the 5th.

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