What is an Indictment? What is a True Bill in North Carolina? Can I be held in jail waiting for charges ?
The short answer is no. If there aren’t charges pending, you can’t be held – Bill Powers
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Can you drop the charges? Not really. Can the State choose not to prosecute? Yes, in large measure it’s their decision – Bill Powers
Prosecutors sometimes consider and weigh these case facts before deciding to prosecute an individual:
With the holidays fast approaching and the year coming to an end, we normally sit down and start planning the next calendar year. For attorneys whom practice in the Charlotte-Metro region, we consult the Mecklenburg Court Holiday Schedule and the surrounding districts:
The 26th Judicial District in Mecklenburg County is located at 832 E 4th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 and housed within the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Here is some useful info on Charlotte Mecklenburg Court Schedules and Calendars:
If you’ve been in District Court in North Carolina, most likely you’ve heard mention of two relatively recent cases that the Courts have been bantering about.
Driving While Impaired cases are in-and-of-themselves complicated matters for presentation in court.
When coupled with the loss of another human life, the consequences and potential for punishment(s) necessitate a careful examination of the law, facts and procedural history of the on-scene investigation.
Chapter 15A-246 explains what is required to search, generally speaking, in a North Carolina Search Warrant. While not an exhaustive list, the North Carolina General Statutes set forth: