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Faulty legal advice

You don't need to ask a lawyer to have the common sense that hitting someone outside of the practice of martial arts is wrong. Faulty legal advice generally doesn't help you in a criminal case. So I ...
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Faulty legal advice

Question 1: would the charges be lessened, if I say that my lawyer told me it was ok? Question 3: let's say the scenario was very different, involving something much more complicated, such as ...
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Faulty legal advice

It depends on the offense. If the law turns on the question of whether you understood what you were doing was illegal, then you could assert an advice-of-counsel defense. An assault charge rarely ...
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