So I went to court on Monday, for a Huntley, cop no showed, no discovery.. Trial set for tomorrow by judge???!

Asked over 1 year ago - Bronx, NY

Can someone tell me what this might mean, is this legal?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . You are entitled to the Huntley hearing before trial. However, the case can go right from the hearing to trial... that is common.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Susan Pernick

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    Answered . If you're not already, you should be represented by a criminal defense attorney. If you don't know a private attorney or can't afford one, contact Legal Aid immediately.

    I am an attorney admitted solely in NY. None of the answers I submit on this forum constitutes legal advice,... more
  3. Matthew C Simon

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. You should get a criminal defense attorney ASAP. Its worth it.

    The above is general information only and is not legal advice. The information provided does not form an attorney-... more
  4. Robert Bruce Kopelson

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    Answered . Im moving this to criminal heading.

  5. Edwin Drantivy

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    Answered . Yes, if there are no other pre-trial matters to resolve.

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