Legal Question in Criminal Law in Maryland

What is a Motion to dismiss and suppress?

I had criminal charges filed against me, went to the preliminary hearing and chose to have a jury trial. On my case status it states that a jury trial was prayed but then a few days later it states ''Motion to dismiss and supp ress''. I have sooo much evidence of my innocence, so I was thinking this possibly means they (who pressed the charges) are trying to drop them now? I have never spoken to my lawyer about filing anything like this either. I know nothing about criminal law or how charges work, I have never been charged with anything before these false allegations.

Asked on 1/01/08, 11:46 pm

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Jason Cleckner Law Office of Jason Cleckner, LLC
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Re: What is a Motion to dismiss and suppress?

Your lawyer has probably done everything necessary. Motions to dismiss the charging document and to suppress evidence against you are standard.

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Answered on 1/06/08, 11:52 pm

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