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Under California Law, can a person be convicted ...

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Under California Law, can a person be convicted of an armed robbery based on one witness''s testimony?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  J D Haas replied 9 years ago.
Yes. One witnesses' testimony is a sufficient basis to convict a defendant in California.
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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to J D Haas's Post: I'm sorry I didn't understand the question, already tried. - trial starts March 24, 2008. He has no criminal record. What is your best advice for defense?
Expert:  J D Haas replied 9 years ago.
If he is being tried for armed robbery, he needs to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer to represent him since the sentence for armed robbery could be 10 years in prison or more. If he cannot afford a criminal defense lawyer, then a public defender will be appointed to represent him. I cannot tell you his best course of action because I do not know the facts, his testimony, his alibis, the credibility of the witness, and surveillance, etc. My advice may be different in one situation than in another situation. My answer to your question is he can be convicted even if the only testimony is one eye witness. Good luck.

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ask more questions if I have not answered all of your questions.

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You and I have not entered into an attorney/client relationship, and I am not
responsible for your legal rights. The only way for us to be in an
attorney/client relationship is if you have signed a written retainer agreement
with my law firm.
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