Being charged with a crime is one of the most serious matters any of us can face. Even if you have gone through the criminal justice system before you can find the charges, the various motions and pro
An Initial Hearing (IH) is usually the first time a person charged with a crime will come before a judge. The hearing must be held within 20 days after the person's arrest (within 10 days for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated). If you were arrested on a warrant, an IH is not...
An Initial Hearing is known as an Arraignment in some jurisdictions. This Guide will explain what it is and what you need to know about it.