Sometimes, police officers do not always follow the rules for obtaining evidence when charging someone with a crime. If this happened in your case, your lawyer may file a motion to suppress evidence that was illegally obtained. This type of motion must be filed before trial, and the judge will decide whether the evidence is admissible. If the evidence is key to proving your guilt and any additional evidence is insufficient in proving you committed a crime, a successful motion to suppress could result in the charges against you being dismissed or reduced.
Evidence in a criminal case must be relevant to the criminal charges and collected and handled according to the law. Here are three reasons evidence is often thrown out of a court case:
If you were charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense attorney who understands the grounds for suppressing evidence. This could be crucial in getting your charges dismissed or reduced. Call us today at 888-733-2992 to learn how we can help you obtain the best possible outcome in your criminal matter.