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Old 11-13-2007, 06:42 PM   #2215
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Originally Posted by destroyer427 View Post
This is more of a legal question but theoretically, if one were to make a pre-trial deal with a prosecutor about reducing a speeding fine because he had prior engagements and made the deal, then go to court on the scheduled day without that specific prosecutor and the witnessing officer is not there to testify, would one be entitled to request the charges be dismissed after stating that you know nothing of a former deal and object to the prosecution attempting to bring the witnessing officer in by stating that they should have been more prepared?

In CA, if the officer doesn't show up to the hearing, case is dismissed.
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