Legal Question in Criminal Law in New York

If I witness a crime and sign a statement aginst the defendant will he find out?

Asked on 6/18/11, 11:39 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Richard Southard Law Office of Richard Southard

The short answer is yes. Unless your role is that of confidential informant, the accusatory instrument, criminal complaint, as well as ploce paperwork containing the name of the witnesses are all turned over to defendant prior to trial.

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Answered on 7/11/11, 7:37 pm


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