LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Alexander Floyd Ransom

DISMISSING CASES THROUGH KNAPSTAD MOTIONS

Sometimes, Judges dismiss cases by reviewing the facts contained in the police reports. Consequently, the judge decides whether the Prosecutor can prove the different elements of the criminal charges. A Knapstad Motion is pretrial procedure seeking dismissal for lack of proof on the elements.

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