Over a year ago 2013 I was arrested and charged with terroristics threats on a former spouse (FVA) , there has been no indictment or accusation by the DA in the case. About 3-4 months after the arrest I was offered a plea agreement which I declined, since then nothing nine months of just waiting. What trial demand motions that can be filed before Accusation or Indictment that can get my case moving towards resolution?
The obvious question is... How could you be offered a plea deal if the case had not been accused or indicted? It simply doesn't work that way.
What court were you in when you were offered this "plea deal"?
There is a motion that can be filed, if it's not too late already. You'll want to review your options with an attorney.
nothing so substantive that it will cause your case to move any faster. It sounds like you're out of jail and have yet to be formally accused. In this case, your attorney can file some motions, but the ones that will likely be of any value will the the ones filed post arraignment.
If you haven't been charged yet I would keep waiting. The statute of limitations is running, and there is no need to bring attention to your case.
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