What waived for court means is that you waived your prelminary hearing on that charge. Meaning that you agreed that the Commonwealth would have the ability to meet its burden at the lower court and that you gave up your right to a hearing at the lower Court. This DOES NOT mean that you plead guilty or that your were found guilty. You still get a trial if you want.
This information does not create an attorney /client relationship and should not be use or relied upon to make any decision in your case. Only consultation with your own attorney can provide you with the advice you need for your case.
At a preliminary hearing the Commonwealth must provide prima facia evidence that you committed the offenses you were charged with for the case to proceed to the trial court level. This is a relatively low burden of proof as the magistrate must accept all evidence as being true for the purposes of the hearing. As noted above, this does not mean you were found guilty, but only that the hearing was waived and your case will proceed to the trial court.
If the prelim was waived incorrectly an attorney can request that you be granted a preliminary hearing. You should have an experienced DUI lawyer review what happened and review your case so that you can proceed in the appropriate manner.
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