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People v. Schneiders

Case Conclusion Date: 11.20.2008

Practice Area: DUI & DWI

Outcome: Dismissal after appeal

Description: Most attorneys think that as long as a misdemeanor DUI is filed within 1 year fo the arrest, then the prosecutors have complied with the law. The prosecution took 10 months to file charges on a typical DUI case against my client. Due to the delay, my client could not recall many details of the evening she was arrested. I moved to dismiss the case for Due Process violation resulting in an unfair trial. The motion was initially denied. I appealed, and won. Just because the prosecution files within the 1 year statute of limitations does not mean that they have filed timely.

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