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When charged with a crime do both sides get to look at the evidence and a chance to prepare for it before appearing in court. how does one go about disputing evidence against onself

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?

Qld

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not given anything yet but possible stalking/harrasment and defamation and threats

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
How would you dispute eye witnes statements especialy
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
Dear customer, in relation to your important matter, where a person has been charged for an offence, both sides may present evidence to support a claim or defence. The evidence of course will always be subject to its merits whether it should be used.Concerning the harassing, intimidating, threats and defamation conduct that is claimed, there are various procedures that need to be applied in presenting evidence to support these claims.The law is there to protect you and will come to your aid when needed.If you would like to discuss this matter further by telephone, I welcome you to request those services.If you have any further questions, I would be pleased to answer those for you.
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
Disputing eyewitness statements would have to be counter disputed with other witnesses statements or forensic expert statements in relation to the claim.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
What procedures need to be applied
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
saying a person was somewhere on said date by person a dispute by person b saying person somewhere else on said day.
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
May I suggest we talk on the phone as there are many aspects to the different claims you have raised.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
My number is(###) ###-####or i can call you
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
If you have any further questions, I would be pleased to answer those for you.
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