In the state of Missouri if you keep waiving your felony charges will it get dismissed?
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The preliminary hearing is designed only to test whether or not the State has sufficient evidence to establish probable cause in the charges against you. Probable cause is a fairly low bar for the State to meet, and most usually they can do so easily.
Your attorney is likely recommending you waive the hearing because nothing will be gained from having the hearing. Waiving the hearing does not cause the charges to be dismissed, you will have to address the actual charges with the Court in the upcoming future.
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