Asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: Will a suppression hearing take care of my charges?

I was searched by probation officer when I'm not on probation.

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Matthew J. Olszewski
Matthew J. Olszewski
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: A suppression hearing can take care of any charges if the Judge determines that you were searched illegally. So if the probation officer had no legal justification for searching your person or property, then a motion to suppress could result in your charges being dismissed if the judge agrees that the search was illegal.

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