The year was up two weeks ago, and my lawyer contacted the state's attorney. I haven't heard anything yet. Is two weeks an unusual amount of time? Will I be notified when the case is nol pross'd? If, for some reason, the SA decides not to nol pross, will my lawyer or I be notified?
Two weeks is not unusual. It often takes the State a few weeks to pull files, draft the filings, and for the court to act. At this stage I wouldn't worry about it. The best person to ask these questions is your lawyer. He/she will be able to give you the best information.
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It's probably just in the pipeline. It's a low priority at this point for the state and probably for your lawyer too. As long as you stayed out of trouble for the year, I wouldn't worry. Just check in with your lawyer once a week or so until it gets done.
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The State will reopen the case and have it scheduled for trial. You will not need to be there. Your attorney will get a copy of the Petition to Reopen. The State is busy and you have to be patient.
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