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Preliminary Hearing - Legal Dictionary | Law.com

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preliminary hearing. n. in criminal law, a hearing to determine if a person charged with a felony (a serious crime punishable by a term in the state prison) should ...

Preliminary Criminal Hearing: Process and Procedures | Criminal Law

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In any felony case, an arrest or a criminal complaint is not enough to require the defendant to stand trial for the crime. Shortly after arraignment, the court must ...

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The process is quite similar here, except that there is the additional step of the preliminary hearing as an additional safeguard warranted by the more serious ...

Preliminary Hearings, or “Prelims” in a Criminal Case | Nolo.com

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Preliminary hearings, often referred to as "prelims," require the prosecutor to show enough credible evidence to a judge to convince that judge to send the case ...

Rule 5.1 Preliminary Hearing | Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure ...

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The magistrate judge must hold the preliminary hearing within a reasonable time, ... Comment, Preliminary Examination—Evidence and Due Process, 15 Kan.

Preliminary Hearing | USAO | Department of Justice

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Once the defendant has entered a plea of not guilty, a preliminary hearing will often be held. The prosecutor must show that enough evidence exists to charge ...

Should You Waive Your Right to a Preliminary Hearing?

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Feb 24, 2015 ... Before we can talk about whether to waive a preliminary hearing, we ... The general process is that the prosecutor calls any witnesses and ...

Preliminary Hearing legal definition of Preliminary Hearing

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Definition of Preliminary Hearing in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English ... procedure follow essentially the same process for this type of hearing.

The various step in the criminal process - Arrest, Complaint ...

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Preliminary Hearing: Preliminary Hearings are held in all felony offenses to review probable cause. This is necessary for the judge to determine whether there is ...

Criminal Process after arrest in PennsylvaniaJarmon Legal

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After you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense, and before your can be tried on that offense, there first must be a preliminary hearing in front  ...

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Some states conduct preliminary hearings only when a felony is charged, and other states utilize a "grand jury indictment" process in which a designated group  ...

Preliminary Hearing Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The preliminary hearing is held in open court before a judge or magistrate. ... The goal is to ensure that weak cases are eliminated early in the process, to save ...

The Difference Between a Preliminary Hearing and a Trial | Nolo.com

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Preliminary hearings differ from trials in many important respects: