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What MD rule 4-252

My friends Public defender filed papers for motion pursuant MD rule 4-252. What does this mean?

Asked on 7/05/09, 6:07 pm

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William Welch William L. Welch, III Attorney

Re: What MD rule 4-252

The defendant must make certain motions, such as those regarding defective charging and suppression of evidence, within thirty days. The public defender may not have received discovery yet and not yet know what motions are appropriate. It is better to make motions that are later not needed, than fail to make ones and later regret it.

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Answered on 7/05/09, 7:07 pm

Jason Cleckner Law Office of Jason Cleckner, LLC

Re: What MD rule 4-252

There is only one person equipped to answer this question in a way tailored specifically to your friend's case ... The Public Defender!!!

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Answered on 7/05/09, 8:10 pm

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