Q: How do I fight an assault charge that I was falsely accused of? I was the victim and the one I was assaulted?
This isn't the first incident either. The other time the police didn't believe me either. The guy that assaulted me has a lengthy record of assault and he's a convicted felon. He's also a professional boxer. I have bumps and bruises all over I have photo proof also.
A: Fighting charges successfully almost always requires hiring a skilled criminal lawyer. You need to also be able to provide witnesses and documentary evidence that supports your version of the truth. WIthout that you will have to rely on the cross examination of the prosecution witnesses and you own testimony. This is not something you should try and do on your own. Find a criminal law attorney who regularly practices in the court where your case is being heard.
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