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Subject: Rule 24 - Rules of Criminal Procedure - Misdemeanors or Felonies - Arraignment and Proceedings Before Trial Publication / Adopted Date:June 13, 1979
Topic:Misdemeanors or Felonies - Severance of OffensesRevised / Effective Date:July 1, 1986

24.07. Misdemeanors or Felonies - Severance of Offenses

When a defendant is charged with more than one offense in the same indictment or information, the offenses shall be tried jointly unless the court orders an offense to be tried separately. An offense shall be ordered to be tried separately only if:

(Adopted June 13, 1979, eff. Jan. 1, 1980. Amended Sept. 30, 1985, eff. July 1, 1986.)