Legal Question in Criminal Law in Florida

I was arrested for agg. battery w/ deadly weapon. It has been 14 days and no charges have been officially filed. how long does it take for the state to file charges in florida without evidence? i was battered and hospitalized and pressed charges against the "victim".

Asked on 7/15/11, 8:44 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Craig Epifanio Craig Epifanio, P.A.

While there is no such thing as a "normal" case, charges tend to be filed within the first 45 days. That said, they have up to 175 days purusant to the speedy trial in order to file formal charges.

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Answered on 7/16/11, 7:21 am


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