Legal Question in Criminal Law in Missouri

how many times can you ask for a continuance on a court case

Asked on 9/29/13, 2:52 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anthony Smith LawSmith

There is no set statutory number. It is up to the judge, and varies by three position the prosecution takes on a request to continue. If it is the Prosecutor requesting continuances, the defendant can press the judge to dismiss charges, if there are several requests.

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Answered on 9/29/13, 9:06 pm


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