December

December 13, 2014

How to Appeal Your Guilty Sentence

Appeal Even after a defendant is found guilty, he can appeal to the Circuit Court if he believes he was wrongly convicted or the sentence was […]
December 13, 2014

Plea Bargaining in Criminal Cases

Plea Bargaining When the State has a strong case, the State may offer the defendant a plea deal to avoid trial and perhaps reduce his exposure […]
December 13, 2014

Discovery Process Before Trial in Criminal Cases

Discovery Before a prosecutor begins a trial, there is much work to be done. The prosecutor has to become familiar with the facts of the crime, […]
December 13, 2014

What to Expect at Your Initial Hearing / Arraignment in a Criminal Case

Initial Hearing / Arraignment Either the same day or the day after a defendant is arrested and charged, he is brought before a magistrate judge for […]