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On average how long does it take the CPS to make a decision

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On average how long does it take the CPS to make a decision if a charge is answerable
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 5 years ago.

Hi

 

There's no one answer to that question.

 

Can you give me more information and I'll try to estimate.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Possible violence pre peditated
Expert:  Jo C. replied 5 years ago.

 

Yes, and ??? What are the circumstances?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Not sure, trying to help a friend, she made a statement on tuesday had to surrender passport and CPS are supposed to coming back with an answer on Friday ... does this look bad to you
Expert:  Jo C. replied 5 years ago.

Not necessarily.

 

It could have been that bad or they would have just held her in whist they got CPS advce. It really depends though on the fact as to how long this will take. It can take several months for a decision. That might just be that they are busy. Its not reflection on that case at all.

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