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Can Defendant Not Yet Criminally Charged Obtain Stay Of Civil Litigation To Preserve Right Against Self-Incrimination?

By on February 16, 2017 in Litigation with 0 Comments

Sometimes a civil defendant may face potential criminal prosecution for the same events upon which the defendant was sued. As part of the civil litigation, the defendant may be called to provide testimony at deposition or trial that could be self-incriminating. Naturally, the defendant would not want to testify and may avoid doing so by […]


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