If I’ve been to trial 4 times, how many times does it take before the judge dismisses my case because no witnesses are showing up?

There is a 5th time coming up.

Asked on October 31, 2013 under Criminal Law, Pennsylvania


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The next time you appear in trial for the criminal matter you have written about, refuse to waive time for time of trial if no witnesses appear. If you refuse to waive time and trial is set and no witnesses appear, most likely the charge or charges against you will be dismissed.

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