Should my son waive his preliminary hearing

Asked over 3 years ago - Camden, WV

he is being charged with grand larceny and conspiracy. the boy who did it confessed but they say because my son went for a ride with him he is guilty to.

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  1. John M. Kaman


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . You should never waive a preliminary hearing. It gives you a preview of the state's case and locks in the testimony of witnesses. Besides that it gives your son's attorney a chance to get the case dismissed early. If you waive it goes stright to felony court.

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