In a criminal case, an omnibus pretrial motion is a generic motion that must be filed within a certain time period following formal arraignment to preserve your right to file motions down the road as your case progresses. These motions are typically boilerplate and contain multiple requests for...View More
I have 5 years probation and have to pay restitution I’ve been paying every month not the full amount which is $1000 a month ($65,000 total) but my PO told me to pay at least $50 dollars a month which I have at time even more and my 5 years is up and I have a hearing my question is what am I... View More
Once your probationary period is up, if you still owe restitution, you can ask that your criminal matter be terminated as scheduled and that the case be sent to civil or given a miscellaneous docket for the financial costs that remain due. This way you are no longer under supervision by your...View More
The last question meaning what is the success rate of the insanity statue used in pennsylvania court system? The questions are for the purpose of a college paper assignment and I would like to have accurate informaton or at least accurate resources to go to in order to find the information.
Insanity is an incredibly difficult defense to mount in Pennsylvania. The Rules of Criminal Procedure first require that defense counsel file notice of the defense with the Clerk of Courts. This notice alerts the particular District Attorney's Office of the intent to introduce evidence of...View More
If the case involves CYS, for example, the alleged victim was receiving services, then yes that file is part of the District Attorney's file. You lawyer should request it in discovery.
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