In a criminal prosecution, the State has the burden of proving the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. To do that, the State typically gathers evidence that it then intends to admit at trial to prove the defendant’s guilt. If you are currently a defendant in a criminal prosecution, your attorney may file a “Motion to Suppress” during the pre-trial phase of your case. While every criminal prosecution involves a unique set of facts and circumstances, an Omaha criminal lawyer at Petersen Law Office explains the basic concept behind a Motion to Suppress and how it might impact your case.
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