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When should I request a jury trial in a domestic violence case

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when am i supposed to demand a jury trial on a domestic violence case?

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If it is a felony Domestic Violence charge, you automatically get a Jury Trial unless you waive it. If the Domestic Violence charge is a misdemeanor, then you have to file your jury demand no later than ten days prior to the date on which the case is set for trial. Otherwise, you only get a bench trial (trial to judge).

You should consult your attorney in order to determine the best strategy.

Dan J. Weisenburger
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