Florida Criminal Procedure

Rules, Statutes, and Cases

3.610. Motion for Arrest of Judgment; Grounds

Rule 3.610. Motion for Arrest of Judgment; Grounds

The court shall grant a motion in arrest of judgment only on 1 or more of the following grounds:

(a) The indictment or information on which the defendant was tried is so defective that it will not support a judgment of conviction.

(b) The court is without jurisdiction of the cause.

(c) The verdict is so uncertain that it does not appear therefrom that the jurors intended to convict the defendant of an offense of which the defendant could be convicted under the indictment or information under which the defendant was tried.

(d) The defendant was convicted of an offense for which the defendant could not be convicted under the indictment or information under which the defendant was tried.

COMMENTARY: None at this time.

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