Paul and Ruben Flores are back in court this morning for a pretrial conference in the Kristen Smart murder case.
This comes after a judge denied a defense motion last month to dismiss the case against Paul Flores, arguing the lack of credible evidence.
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The primary purpose of a pretrial conference is to expedite the judicial process by clarifying any legal issues before the start of a trial.
Flores is charged with Smart's murder.
His father, Ruben, is charged as an accessory after the fact, accused of helping hide the body, which has never been found.
The in-person conference begins this morning at 8:30 a.m. at San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
The trial is set for April 25.