Legal Question in Criminal Law in Iowa

compentecy hearing

A man murdered my aunt and uncle. The judge ordered a compentecy evaluation and hearing. What all does this entail?

Asked on 4/26/07, 7:46 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Luedeman solo practitioner

Re: compentecy hearing

It's to see whether the person is competent to stand trial. In most cases they are found competent to stand trial.

Read more
Answered on 4/26/07, 8:17 pm

Related Questions & Answers

More Criminal Law questions and answers in Iowa