Can they drop a case if the address is wrong?

I was charged with a felony d on trafficking charges. They say that I committed this crime at my address at the time but the address they have on the discovery is different.

Asked on October 18, 2011 under Criminal Law, Kentucky

Answers:

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you have been charged with a felony offense and the address with respect to where the crime is incorrect the case against you will not be dismissed simply as a result of the improper address.

Given the seriousness of criminal matters and the fact that you have been charged with a felony which the end result could very well include jail time, I recommend that you consult with a criminal defense attorney about your matter in order to assist in the defense.

Good luck.


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