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Kid kills brother...

This guy's little brother killed their cousin. They were rough~housing and the cousin hit his head and died... The little brother has to go to court. The older brother has orders to deploy.
The question is, without a subpoena, can he get out of this deployment? He wants to testify that the kids were just playing, it was accidental, and they loved each other.

 
smokisses

Asked by smokisses at 6:55 PM on Jul. 24, 2010 in Relationships

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Answers (7)
  • He can sign an affidavit. He doesn't have to be there for the trial. He can go to the Prosecuting Attorney's office and do that.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:16 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • He needs to find out if he can submit a sworn written statement just in case he does deploy on time.
    isabellalecour

    Answer by isabellalecour at 6:58 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • i would sure hope he can stay and testify but i have no idea
    megan1089

    Answer by megan1089 at 6:58 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • Contact a lawyer...Either way he will need one..
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 6:58 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • Unless he is required by the court to stay then no he can't he will be deployed as ordered. So like someone ahead of me said he will have to make a sworn written statement or a video statement works as well and is more personal.
    mamadismay

    Answer by mamadismay at 7:01 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • I hope so but aint sure. Good luck with that
    Tryin4GodsAngel

    Answer by Tryin4GodsAngel at 7:05 PM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • I would say have him contact the lawyer so that if he can, the lawyer can go ahead and get the necessary papers drawn up so that he can be able to be there to testify
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 7:09 PM on Jul. 24, 2010