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I had an arrest warrant signed by a head investigator on the

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I had an arrest warrant signed by a head investigator on the same date as my alleged incident, but the affidavit complaint to support the probable cause for the arrest warrant was not signed until 4 months after the arrest warrant was signed. Is that legal? Is that proper procedure for arrest warrants? Can a case be thrown out due to this?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 3 years ago.

To clarify, you've been arrested and charged but you're still awaiting a date for your first court appearance? And you have been in touch with the court and know for sure that your matter has never been calendared?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have already had my first court apperiance and I also have an attorny that has been working for me in the state of Florida (where my charges are out of) for two and a half years and no results yet. The state of Florida allowed me to leave to reside in the state of WI pending two felonies.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 3 years ago.
Hello Andrew,

Last questions, because this delay is highly unusual

Are you in Federal Court or state? Is there an incarcerated co-defendant stalling the proceedings? Why does your lawyer say nothing is going on?