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What is a preliminary hearing?

In most states, a preliminary hearing (or preliminary examination, evidentiary hearing or probable cause …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 15 days ago

If I agreed to take a polygraph test tomorrow, can I now change my mind?

The fact is that a suspect cannot be made to give evidence against or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

What is the law regarding a change in legislation?

He would be tried in adult court if not already tried. While substantive changes …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

If a drug is tested and comes back inconclusive can the court charge you?

It is unlikely that you would be charged with inconclusive test results, but you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

I was caught shoplifting and I have a court hearing coming up

You can ask the court for "pretrial diversion" This is an alternative dentencing tool …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago