What happens when a case has been dismissed?

Answer A judge will dismiss your case If something went wrong while you were arrested, paperwork was not filed correctly in the lawsuit against you, or the person pressing charges falsified statements.Pur... Read More »

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How to Have a Case Dismissed?

Case dismissal, whereby the charges against a defendant are legally discharged, can only occurs if the judge or prosecution decides to discontinue the case. Having a case dismissed requires that th... Read More »

What happens if your bankruptcy case is not dismissed?

Actually, if your bankruptcy is not dismissed, that's good news. A dismissed bankruptcy is not the ideal outcome for those seeking this type of legal debt relief. What bankruptcy filers typically s... Read More »

Can I be retried if my case was dismissed?

The Fifth Amendment prohibits governments from prosecuting a defendant in criminal proceedings more than once for the same crime. There are exceptions: where prosecution has been dismissed "without... Read More »

Case dismissed with prejudice?

A case dismissed with prejudice means it can not ever be brought again. A case dismissed without prejudice may be brought again as long as the statute of limitations governing the case has not expi... Read More »