Tag Criminal Defense

What Is A Pre-Trial Hearing?

While the word “trial” is in this procedure, it is quite a simple and quick process. There are no witnesses, opening statements, closings, or even a jury. It is a hearing that occurs after the defendant has been Arraigned (see…

Jail Alternatives

Most people who are charged with a crime are especially nervous about the prospect of spending time inside a jail. That trepidation is understandable and it is often followed with questions about options for serving jail time in an “ankle…

What Are My Rights At Arraignment?

Rights At Your Arraignment If you have been charged with a crime by any governmental authority, you have the following rights at your arraignment: 1. You are presumed innocent of any charge unless the charge is proven beyond a reasonable…