Mendenhall, MS asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi

Q: How long do they have to indict you in the state of Mississippi if you are still being held with no bond

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Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Madison, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Typically, once the State arrests someone, there is no set amount of time before they can present the case for indictment; however, the more time that goes by, the greater the likelihood of there being an argument that the case should be dismissed due to lack of a speedy trial, particularly if evidence has been lost or witnesses are no longer available.

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