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Court Error – Abuse of Discretion

WI Court of Appeals – District III

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. A.M.J.

Case No.: 2019AP420

Officials: STARK, P.J.

Focus: Court Error – Abuse of Discretion

Adam appeals a dispositional order adjudicating him delinquent on one count of criminal damage to property, as a party to the crime. Adam argues the circuit court should have granted his motion to dismiss the delinquency petition because the State failed to comply with the time limits set forth in WIS. STAT. §§ 938.24 and 938.25. We conclude that regardless of whether the State complied with those time limits, the court did not erroneously exercise its discretion by denying Adam’s motion to dismiss. We therefore affirm.

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