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Once we got to court on the day specified, the calendar did

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Once we got to court on the day specified, the calendar did not list our case. After asking the clerk and her not knowing, she asked the DA's office. They replied they were not filing charges at this time and they would let us know. How long is that? Can we get our guns back? Can they hold this over our heads forever or shouldn't they either file or drop it?

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For misdemeanor cases, the DA has up to a year to press charges. For felony charges, the DA has up to three years to press charges. However, after there has not been a conviction or a charge the property should be released. You will need to file a motion for return of property after making the appropriate demand upon the District Attorney's office as well as the police department who has your property. I caution you this will not be a quick process

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