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

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

Bronx, NY -

Attorney Answers (5)

Eric Edward Rothstein

Eric Edward Rothstein

Criminal Defense Attorney - New York, NY
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
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Susan Pernick

Susan Pernick

Litigation Lawyer - Glen Head, NY
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
Matthew C Simon

Matthew C Simon

Criminal Defense Attorney - Parsippany, NJ
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
Robert Bruce Kopelson

Robert Bruce Kopelson

Personal Injury Lawyer - San Jose, CA
Answered

Im moving this to criminal heading.

Edwin Drantivy

Edwin Drantivy

Criminal Defense Attorney - Brooklyn, NY
Answered

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

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