Legal Question in Criminal Law in Pennsylvania

How long does it take a district attorney to decide which charges will be filed after the police hand over a report?

Asked on 2/28/12, 1:36 pm

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Michael Kotik Lawyer Michael Kotik | Criminal Lawyer
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It usually does not take that long for the district attorney's office to file the necessary charges. However, every county is different. I know that Philadelphia usually does it within 24-48 hours. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes depending on the situation it can take more time.

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Michael Kotik

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