Legal Question in Criminal Law in Mississippi

If motion paperwork has clerical errors, such as, name & social security # wrong, is that a "technicality" & grounds for dismissal?

Asked on 4/15/13, 9:43 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Timothy Matusheski Law Offices of Timothy J. Matusheski

It depends on the clerical errors. Filing a complaint against the wrong person could be grounds for dismissal. You file an amended complaint or motion, but usually you must first obtain leave of court to do so.

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Answered on 7/11/13, 5:50 am


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