LCrR 2.1 (d) Amendment. (1) A motion by the State prior to trial, to amend an Information in order to add counts, change the degree of an offense, change the means of commission of an offense, change the date of an offense or add a sentencing enhancement, shall be noted by the State on Form CR- 06.300(a) and served on defendant’s counsel of record, if represented, or on the defendant if unrepresented. A copy of the proposed amended Information shall be filed and served with the motion. Said motions must be filed and served at least 5 days prior to the hearing of the motion. A copy of the motion shall be given to the bailiff for the Chief Criminal Judge at least one working day prior to the hearing. Motions to amend will be heard by the Chief Criminal Judge on Thursday afternoons unless specially set by the Court. It is the duty of the moving party to notify the bailiff for the Chief Criminal Judge by noon of the Tuesday prior to the hearing to confirm the matter will be heard. A motion to amend an Information to correct simple clerical or grammatical errors is not subject to the time limits set forth in this rule. (2) A motion to amend an Information during, or after, the trial has commenced is governed by CrR 2.1(d).
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