Hudson, OH asked in Criminal Law for Ohio

Q: Can you still get a suppression hearing if you missed the deadline for Pretrial motions?

I asked my attorney to file a motion for a suppression hearing before the deadline for Pretrial motions. I realized after the deadline that the motion was never filed. When I asked my attorney why it was not filed I was told he was under the impression I wanted to take a plea deal which I never said I wanted. Can I somehow still get a suppression hearing?

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Roger  Bouchard
Roger Bouchard
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Yes. You have to tell your lawyer to file it ASAP and allow the layer to explain the circumstances to the judge. If you have plead already they will ask for a relief from judgment.

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