Legal Advice for Preliminary Hearing — 23 results
Written by Avvo Staff, 9 months ago.
Not all DUIs have preliminary hearings - but if one is held, this is where the judge will decide if your case should go to trial.
Written by attorney Joseph Jerrytone, about 1 year ago.
A guide to help you be better informed when discussing the potential waiver of your preliminary hearing with your attorney. To Waive or Not to Waive? If you are asking yourself this... more
Written by attorney Robert Harris, over 1 year ago.
The accused has been Arrested, and Arraigned; the Preliminary Examination is the next step in criminal proceedings. This is a basic explanation of Preliminary Hearings, what they are, and... more
Written by attorney Elisabeth Pasqualini, over 3 years ago.
There currently exist no field test protocols for synthetic drugs.
By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini, Drug Defense Attorney, Harrisburg, PA
A recent amendment to the PA Drug, Device... more
Written by attorney Carina Castaneda, over 3 years ago.
A PRELIMINARY hearing has been described as a mini-trial, at which the judge and not the jury decides whether there is enough evidence to force the defendant to stand trial. The legal... more
Written by attorney George Conway, over 4 years ago.
If you are charged with a felony and in custody, you have the right to have a preliminary hearing within 120 hours of being placed in confinement or 144 hours if a weekend or legal holiday... more
Written by attorney John A. Birdsall, over 4 years ago.
Never, Ever, Try to Represent Yourself Without a strategic and effective legal argument, it will be extremely difficult to defend yourself and your rights against the charges being filed... more
Written by attorney Forest Morgan, about 2 years ago.
What Happens at the Preliminary Hearing:
The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to allow a magisterial district judge to determine whether the government can demonstrate a prima facie... more
Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 4 years ago.
This is a question that's often asked of defense attorneys when someone is sitting in jail and they are scheduled for a Preliminary/Felony Hearing. When you are arrested for a felony, you... more
Written by attorney Martin Lascola, about 1 year ago.
Preliminary Hearings are abbreviated hearings exclusive to felony allegations. Preliminary Hearings, generally involve felony offenses that lack complexity and are fairly straight-forward... more
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