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Asked on: 6/19/13, 10:42 am

What does Dismiss/Superseded by Indictment or Information mean?

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Answered on: 6/19/13, 10:31 pm by Zedrick Braden III

Hello. This arises where a person's criminal case is being heard in one of the misdemeanor courts. If and when the State's Attorney obtains a grand jury indictment or indictment on information for a felony, the felony indictment will be the charge that the State will proceed on rather than the misdemeanor charge.

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