Asked by Retha on 18-10-2021 06:53:11
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng
My son and I was assaulted inside a friend's house by the friend whiles living with him. We did reported it to the police and have a case number and a court date, but now I don't know what happens next? We can't afford a lawyer do we just pitch up on the date and a state will provide us a lawyer? Or do we need to get one before the court date?
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 19-10-2021 10:45:13
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If you were the person who was assaulted, then you are the complainant, and you will be a witness for the State prosecutor. You don't need a lawyer yourself.
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