Q: Can a assistant state attorney bring charges on someone from another county. State of florida
Do they have limited jurisdiction
A: A state attorney from a certain county can bring charges against someone from a different county for a crime that occurred in the state attorney’s county. In other words, if a crime occurs in Miami-Dade, but the defendant is from Broward, the Miami-Dade ASA can charge the defendant from Broward with the crime that occurred in Miami, and the case would be heard in Miami-Dade criminal court.
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