How many times can a prosecutor go to the Grand Jury for an indictment if he gets a No Bill on the first attempt? 22 Answers as of August 27, 2012

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Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
This depends on whether he has new evidence or not. If he has new evidence he can go back again.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 8/27/2012
Law Offices of John Carney
Law Offices of John Carney | John Carney
If the Grand Jury votes a "no true bill" the case is over and you will not have to worry about that particular charge, but you can be indicted for any other crimes that you may have committed.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 8/23/2012
Larry K. Dunn & Associates | Larry K. Dunn
There is no limitation on the number of times a case can be presented to a Grand Jury. A prosecutor is limited by the statute of limitations.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/23/2012
Law Office of Phillip Weiser
Law Office of Phillip Weiser | Phillip L. Weiser
If the evidence was insufficient the first time and he obtains more evidence, he could ask for another jury to hear it.
Answer Applies to: Kansas
Replied: 8/23/2012
Dennis Roberts, a P.C.
Dennis Roberts, a P.C. | Dennis Roberts
If he has new evidence he can go back. But after the second no bill and he is talking about a third time, go to his boss.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/23/2012
    T.K. Byrne | Timothy K. Byrne
    That depends on if new evidence arises.
    Answer Applies to: Mississippi
    Replied: 8/21/2012
    Healan Law Offices
    Healan Law Offices | William D. Healan, III
    One more time. If he gets two no bills he can't try again.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 8/21/2012
    John P Yetter | John Yetter
    This would depend on the nature of the information they are presenting and the custody status of the alleged defendant.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 8/21/2012
    Beaulier Law Office
    Beaulier Law Office | Maury Beaulier
    As many times as new evidence is acquired to support the case until the Statute of Limitations expires.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota
    Replied: 8/21/2012
    Lawrence Lewis
    Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
    The prosecutor may try a second time, but usually not a third. I don't think there is any statutory law that prohibits a third, fourth or fifth attempt.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 8/21/2012
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