Criminal Legal Questions and Answers

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Can a complaint be filed against a husband for marital rape?

My Husband and I live in New York. We are on the verge of our divorce. Because there is no intimacy between the both of us, last week he forced himself on me and had sex with me without my consent. Can I file a complaint against my husband for rape?

12/14/2016   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: New York   |   #28074

Can a person be convicted for abetting a rape?

My friend and I live in California. Last week, my friend told me that he wants to take revenge from his ex-girlfriend. So, he asked his friend to intoxicate her, force himself on her, hurt her and have sex with her. Because I do not want her to suffer, I would like to file a complaint against him for abatement of rape. What will be the punishment given to him?

12/14/2016   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: California   |   #28073

Can a person be convicted for rape by duress?

I am 25 years old living in California. I work in a real estate company. My boss threatened me that if I do not have sex with him, he will fire me and will make sure that I do not get a job anywhere else. I had no choice but to agree to have sex with him. Can I complain against him for rape?

12/05/2016   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: California   |   #27514

How Do I Handle a Criminal Charge in Another State?

Just a few minutes ago, I signed a certified letter from a Justice of The Peace in Battle Mountain, NV.I am summoned to appear before the JOP, and cannot go to this location (Nevada) to apparently answer a 'Battery' charge from some woman who I do not know, and have never met.

05/14/2012   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Georgia   |   #25672

Can I Be Charged for a Crime Without Any Evidence?

Can i be charged with retaliation without any evidence?

07/28/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Texas   |   #25247

Who Does the Prosecutor Represent in a Criminal Case?

The People will not bring additional charges..taken from a plea agreement what constitutes the people

07/06/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Michigan   |   #25145

Is accepting a gift card from a vendor considered a kickback?

I was fired from my job. I am in healthcare and a gift card was put on my desk at Christmas from a vendor that I us for durable medical equipment. I did not accept the card however I gave it to a staff person who was in need. Does this still constitute kick-back? I use various vendors so I am not loyal to anyone. I found out later it was a Walmart gift card for I believe 25.00....

07/01/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: North Carolina   |   #25125

In Illinois, is there a difference between murder and justifiable homicide?

I had a sister that was killed during a attempted robbery it is alleged that she was involved in the robbery attempt. She was killed during that attempt and I was told that the victim of the robbery got a hold of the gun after my sister shot herself in the hand and tried to flee the scene, the victim of the robbery chased her down and shot her. Is that murder or justifiable hom...

06/17/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Illinois   |   #25049

What is False Imprisonment of a Family Member?

What is false imprisonment of a family member?

06/06/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: New Mexico   |   #24975

Can person who tried to deposit a counterfeit check be guilty of a crime?

how can someone makes a deposit for a company and the check was counterfiet ,and the preson that made the deposit name isn't on that business account be arrested when the owner sign the back of the check and ask him to make the deposit

04/29/2011   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Maryland   |   #24745
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