If the crime in question is a felony and no plea has been entered during the preliminary process, then the case will proceed to trial. This can be the most important time for defendants because it is when they are able to formulate a defense.
The Criminal Law Process and You, Part 1
No one wants it to happen, but sometimes even the best of us end up on the wrong side of the law. This week’s article will be the first of a series that details the criminal law process.