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Q: if a witness is not questionable by my lawyer is their testimony admissible and the warrant that was issued valid

& still does it still stand

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A: In legal proceedings in Missouri, the admissibility of witness testimony and the validity of a warrant are subject to specific legal criteria and considerations. Whether a witness's testimony is admissible typically depends on factors such as relevance, hearsay rules, and compliance with evidence rules. If your lawyer chooses not to question a witness, their testimony may still be admissible if it meets these criteria, although the decision not to question a witness can also be a strategic choice.

Regarding the validity of a warrant, it is determined by whether it was issued lawfully by a judge or magistrate based on probable cause and whether it was executed in accordance with legal requirements. If a warrant was properly issued and executed, it is generally considered valid, but any issues with its issuance or execution can potentially lead to legal challenges.

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