Category: Courthouse


What Is The Statute of Limitations?

Definition   The statute of limitations is a legal doctrine that sets forth the most significant period before an individual or company can file a civil lawsuit. Generally, the amount of time provided to an individual to bring a legal…
Can you be indicted without evidence?
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Can You Be Indicted Without Evidence?

No, you cannot be indicted without evidence. A prosecutor must bring charges before a grand jury during an indictment and present a reasonable degree of evidence. If the grand jury decides to pursue the charges, this does not mean the…
What comes after an indictment?

What Comes After An Indictment?

After an indictment, the accused is arrested if they aren’t already in custody. The Sixth Amendment guarantees defendants the right to a speedy trial, meaning you can expect an arraignment 2-3 days after your arrest. During an arraignment, you will…
What does 825 mean in court?

What Does 825 Mean In Court?

The number 825 refers to the 8th floor and the 25th division of a courthouse. Before your court appearance, know where to appear and what you will need to prepare. It may be a good idea to bring a pen…