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Can a attorney from Inspector General Office in New York

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Can a attorney from Inspector General Office in New York City , can forced Private Citizen for deposition without serving Sub peona and allowing Private Citizen's Lawyer to be present?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 4 months ago.
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No, you cannot be forced to give any statement or deposition without subpoena or court order. As far as right to an attorney, it depends on the reason for the deposition as to whether or not there is any legal right to have an attorney present. So based only on the information you provided, no you cannot be forced to give a statement/deposition to anyone from the OIG or DA or anyone without a subpoena or court order.

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