Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
1. Do innocent defendants usually get charges dropped? Or
1. Do innocent defendants usually get charges dropped? Or must they still agree to some kind of plea deal if they do not want a trial?2. Does it still take a long time for innocent defendants to get c… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
8,254 satisfied customers
When you know someone is innocent of the crime they were
When you know someone is innocent of the crime they were convicted of, what is the best way to go about proving their innocence?… read more
Bill Attorney
Bill Attorney
law
7,110 satisfied customers
What is considered "discovery" and how do you get all the
What is considered "discovery" and how do you get all the information prosecution has against a witness in a criminal case in circuit court in VA?… read more
Robert L
Robert L
Deputy General Counsel
Juris Doctor
3,609 satisfied customers
Indiana, prosecutor mishandled or failed to deliver a subpoena
Indiana, prosecutor mishandled or failed to deliver a subpoena for information causing defendent to have to resubmit the request 6 months later. Is there anything that can be done for that?… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,699 satisfied customers
i am a louisiana resident that was arrested and charged with
i am a louisiana resident that was arrested and charged with felony drug charges in the state of texas 3 years and 3 months ago. Every two months or so since then, i make a trip to my court date where… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
38,307 satisfied customers
I'm considering suing a former co-worker for malicious prosecution.
I'm considering suing a former co-worker for malicious prosecution. She pressed charges against me for keying her car. I did not key her car and was found not guilty in court. I would like to recover … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
23,509 satisfied customers
I am in a wheelchair and was the passenger in my automobile.
I am in a wheelchair and was the passenger in my automobile. The driver of the car was a person whom I had just met; he actually was walking beside the road. I live in SC and this happened in GA. The … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
51,171 satisfied customers
In a case of aggravated stalking complaint filed how much work
In a case of aggravated stalking complaint filed how much work would the public defense counsel have to do to prove that the plaintiff had himself used the police to aggravatedly stalk the defendant u… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,699 satisfied customers
My son is jailed on aggravated robbery waiting direction from
My son is jailed on aggravated robbery waiting direction from court appointed attorney whom has never given copies of charges as promised to me personally in his office. My son (24) lost his 13mo old … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
45,294 satisfied customers
help.. My son who is 18 has been charged with rape of a child,,
help.. My son who is 18 has been charged with rape of a child,, he had consentual sex wht a girl that said she was 16,, he did not find out untill he was arrested that she was only 13,, what can we do… read more
xavierjd
xavierjd
Juris Doctor
3,361 satisfied customers
when you have insufficient evidence that prooves your client
when you have insufficient evidence that prooves your client innocent how do you deal with that?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
49,427 satisfied customers
My class and I are competing in 2010 Ohio State mock trial
My class and I are competing in 2010 Ohio State mock trial competition. I just want to know how I would start my opening and closing statements.… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
How does someone who is completely innocent get charged with
How does someone who is completely innocent get charged with a crime? Dont both attorneys meet before a trial? Cant the defense attorney say, "this guy REALLY is innocent, it would be tragic to our ju… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
should my attorney be discussing my case with my codefendants
should my attorney be discussing my case with my codefendant's attorney? It seems to me that is inappropriate as it would only help the other attorney prepare their defense and harm mine.… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
38,307 satisfied customers
Im sorry, this isnt an actual legal question , but I am
I'm sorry, this isn't an actual "legal question", but I am doing some research for a novel I am writing and if you could give me any help at all, I would be very grateful.… read more
JD
JD
Doctoral Degree
1,328 satisfied customers
iifif someone has been tried for murder and there was no physical
iifif someone has been tried for murder and there was no physical evidence(no prints on the weapons), all the prosecutor had was the testimony of a few people; a dna test was done and the blood found … read more
Counselor
Counselor
Doctoral Degree
630 satisfied customers
my husband was charge with home invasion, but the case has ...
my husband was charge with home invasion, but the case has been dropped since november of 07. i spent 11 thousand on my husband case to prove that they got the wrong person. my husband now 34 years ol… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers
Is it legal for a lawyer or prosecutor to ignore or hide a ...
Is it legal for a lawyer or prosecutor to ignore or hide a legal document that can prove the innocense of a defendant?… read more
LegalEagle, LLC
LegalEagle, LLC
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
982 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

51,171 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

32,372 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

309 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

21,950 satisfied customers

30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x