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Aggravated Domestic Violence

Author: LegalEase Solutions BACKGROUND FACTS Client was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Violence (A.R.S. 13-3601.02) from a November 2013 incident. Days later, a court order of protection was issued where he was not to have any contact with the victim. In December 2013 he sent two letters to the victim. Based on the two letters he … Continue reading “Aggravated Domestic Violence”

Where statements are admitted pursuant to the domestic violence statute, does defendant still have a right to confront that witness?

Author: LegalEase Solutions QUESTIONS PRESENTED a. Where statements are admitted pursuant to the domestic violence statute, does defendant still have a right to confront that witness?  If that witness does not show up for trial, can her statements still be admitted if we do not have an opportunity to cross-examine her? Case law supporting the argument that a defendant … Continue reading “Where statements are admitted pursuant to the domestic violence statute, does defendant still have a right to confront that witness?”

Confrontation Clause and Discovery

Author: LegalEase Solutions QUESTIONS PRESENTED a. Where statements are admitted pursuant to the domestic violence statute, does defendant still have a right to confront that witness?  If that witness does not show up for trial, can her statements still be admitted if we do not have an opportunity to cross-examine her? Case law supporting the argument that a defendant … Continue reading “Confrontation Clause and Discovery”