Legal Question in Criminal Law in Missouri

bench trial

If bench trial is held and the judge both parties have rested and the judge still hasnt ruled after 3 wks is the a time limit on how long he can wait and whats the legal term for Under Advisement?

Asked on 7/02/07, 7:10 pm

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Anthony Smith LawSmith

Re: bench trial

"Under Advisement" means the judge is still deciding. They often can be swayed by post trail motionbs. Perhpas ou should pay your attorney extra to file a post trial brief. It might sway the judge to your version of the case.

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Answered on 7/12/07, 5:11 pm

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