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Section/Rule:23.04
Subject: Rule 23 - Rules of Criminal Procedure - Misdemeanors or Felonies - Indictment or Information Publication / Adopted Date:June 13, 1979
Topic:Misdemeanors or Felonies - Indictment or Information - Bill of Particulars - Motion - AmendmentsRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 2003


23.04. Misdemeanors or Felonies - Indictment or Information - Bill of Particulars - Motion - Amendments

When an indictment or information alleges the essential facts constituting the offense charged but fails to inform the defendant of the particulars of the offense sufficiently to prepare a defense, the court may direct or permit the filing of a bill of particulars. A motion for a bill of particulars may be made before arraignment or within ten days after arraignment or at such later time as the court may permit. A bill of particulars may be amended at any time subject to such conditions as justice requires.

(Adopted June 13, 1979, eff. Jan. 1, 1980. Amended Jan. 28, 2002, eff. Jan. 1, 2003.)

COMMITTEE NOTE - 1979