Legal Question in Criminal Law in North Carolina

Court date continuance

How many times can someone's court date be continued before it is dropped entirely? Does the type of case matter when determinine this?

Asked on 1/16/07, 9:02 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Dennis Gibson Law Office of Dennis Gibson

Re: Court date continuance

Continuances are always in the discretion of the court. Dismissals are the perogative of the District Attorney. There is no magic number that will get your case dropped.

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Answered on 1/16/07, 11:19 pm

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