How to get a jury trial ?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Coon Rapids, MN

if the judge refuses a jury trial

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  1. Andrew M. Leone

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    Answered . First, retain an attorney. Second, demand a jury trial.

  2. Michael Terrence Walters

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    Answered . If you are charged with a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony, you have any absolute right to a jury trial. No judge can deny it. If you are only charged with a petty misdemeanor, then you do not get a jury.

  3. Frank Mascagni III

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    Answered . You or your attoney makes a motion for a jury trial before the court. The court must grant the motion if you are charged with a felony and in most states, a misdemeanor that carries jsil time if convicted.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more

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