After defendant in a criminal matther has entered a plea of not guilty can the prosecutor amend the complaint.
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: amend complaint
Generally speaking, yes. Complaint can be amended any time except in a felony matter after Preliminary Hearing where any additional charges would not be supported by the evidence in the Preliminary Hearing transcript.
Hope this helps,
Jacek W. Lentz, Esq.
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