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What are the chances for a defendant in a case where 3 witnesses all say the defendant is guilty?

There are 3 witnesses all saying that they know you committed the break in (burglary). One says you brought stolen goods to them to buy, one says you told them you did the break in. And the 3rd says they were with you when you broke in to the building. The defendant says that's not true. I was not there and did not break into the building. What chance do you have? What type of evidence do you need from the defendant?

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    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    What is needed is someway to show the jury that the witnesses should not be believed. Also is the defendant was elsewhere at the time are there any witnesses that could vouch for this alibi?
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 3/12/2013
    Jared Austin | Austin Legal Services, PLC
    909 N. Washington Ave.
    Lansing, MI 48906
    (517) 614-1983
    It all depends on much detail they provide and how credible they are. It will be up to the defense to poke as many holes in their story or bring out possible bias or any problems that could reflect on their memory.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 3/11/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    If you are asking whether someone can be convicted by the testimony of 3 witnesses, the answer is yes. If you are asking what the chances of a conviction are, the answer is 50-50. If a jury believes the witnesses, the defendant will be convicted. If the jury believes the defendant, he will be acquitted. Either way, if he is being charged, he needs an attorney to represent him.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 3/11/2013
    Brendan M. Kelly | Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly
    1700 Farnam Street, Suite 2820
    Omaha, NE 68102
    (402) 455-1711
    Get a lawyer and explain in detail what happened.
    Answer Applies to: Nebraska - Replied: 3/11/2013
    Nathaniel Shafer | Natty Shafer Law
    717 South 300 West, Suite B
    Salt Lake City, UT 84101
    (801) 450-2584
    Without knowing the facts of the case, its not possible to give a definitive answer, but generally speaking, having 3 witnesses against a defendant is not good for the defendant.
    Answer Applies to: Utah - Replied: 3/11/2013
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