i was arrested and tried for harrassment and felony menacing by some white kids who had lied and said i pulled a gun on them i had to go through a jury trial and it wasted a year of my life i was found not guilty i was wondering how do i go about sueing for lawyer bills, lost wages pain and suffering and them lying on me
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Colorado
the case has been taken by the department of justice they have accepted it and found that there is enough evidence to prove there was questionable activities conducted by the douglas county sheriffs department
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. Are you interested in suing the kids or the municipality?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX did the DoJ conclude?
they sent them a request for response to a complain and gave them 30 days to respond as of last thursday the DOJ hadnt heard anything from the sheriffs office and their reponse was due friday of last week still havent heard anything yet
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX DoJ issue the complaint based on its findings or did it forward your complaint and request a response from the sheriff?
they issued a complaint based upon my request the complain the sheriffs office have to respond to is a formal doj complain
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX a little premature to file suit now. Your suit would be much stronger if the DoJ concludes that local law enforcement acted improperly as it stands now, the DoJ has only forwarded your complaint without reaching any conclusion of its own. Therefore, while the suit against the private party can commence, the suit against the municipality should be filed later. Though, it would be best to wait to file both claims, particularly if there is concern that the children nor their parents have any assets. Please let me know if you need additional guidance.
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