Q: I'm having charges pressed against me after my drunk "friend" fell and hit her head. Do I have a case?
My friend and I were at Applebee's when she had 2 double shots of tequila and a Margherita. As I was walking her out of Applebee's and to my car, I had to adjust my grip (I was helping her walk) when she fell and hit her head on the sidewalk. She's now saying I assaulted her. Help me please!
A: The only way we can help you is if you hire one of us lawyers to represent you to defend your criminal charge. But it sounds like you won't just need a lawyer but also an investigator to get a copy of any videos outside the restuarant to prove what your saying is true. Unfortunately a cheap defense is generally never good and a good defense is generally never cheap.
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A: If this happened in New Jersey, and a complaint was filed against you for a Temporary Restraining Order, then you really need to retain and experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience. If there are also separate charges against you for assault in municipal or Superior Court, then you will need an experienced criminal defense attorney. You may need to retain both types of attorneys, depending on the facts of your situation. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography.
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