Legal Question in Criminal Law in Alabama

what s a prelimanary hearing

can they lock you up at one

Asked on 1/02/08, 10:53 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jennifer Rose The Rose Law Firm, LLC

Re: what s a prelimanary hearing

A preliminary hearing is held to determine if probable cause exists to go forward with the case. At the hearing, the attorney may ask questions of the witnesses involved. A preliminary hearing does not decide whether you are guilty or not guilty but rather whether or not the case should go to trial.

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Answered on 1/05/08, 7:19 am

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