Category: Criminal Procedure

Can a municipal court in missouri still charge you with the same offense if county prosectors denied charging?


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 I was accused of invasion of privacy in a municipal district and when turned over to county prosecutors office they refused to pursue charges and sent it back down to municipal court?


Criminal Defense Lawyer, R. Christopher Simons Answer

Yes they can, if both courts are of jurisdiction, one may make the charges within the statute of limitations.