Old Bridge, NJ asked in White Collar Crime for New Jersey

Q: When the prosecutor on a criminal case withholds evidence for almost 6 months does that mean she doesn't have any?

Family member is being persecuted for a white color crime having to do with over 5 million dollars and is being framed

prosecutor waited six months to hand over discovery only because judge forced her to, does tis mean she may not have enough evidence to prosecute?

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James A. Abate
James A. Abate
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Somerville, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: There are many reasons why a prosecutor may or may not turn over discovery. In the case you are discussing it sounds like the Prosecutor does not believe the Defendant was entitled to the discovery and motion to compel was filed.

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