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02. Nullity of procedure
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Nullity of procedure

illustration non respect de la procédure This is especially in cases involving infringements of the rules of procedure in criminal law Our firm offers a specific flat rate fee for a thorough study of potential case of nullity of procedure during preliminary investigations.

Those nullities can also be found in the writ of summons issued by a criminal jurisdiction. The nullity of the writ of summons lead to a mistrial which forces the prosecutor to issue a new writ of summons provided the case is not terminated by lapse of time.

Considering the processing time for legal proceedings, and the short limitation period in some matters (one year for fines for example), the nullity of a writ of summons can lead to the final termination of the proceedings.