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What are indictments?

  An "indictment" is a document issued by a grand jury charging one or more persons with the commission of a criminal offense. In most states, a matter involving a "capita (MORE)

What is an indictment?

It is a formal charge, or accusation, against a person. An indictment is the charging instrument the state uses to accuse an individual of a crime. It must allege that the d (MORE)

What is the definition of indictment?

An indictment is a formal accusation of a felony, issued by a grand jury based upon a proposed charge, witnesses' testimony and other evidence presented by the public prosecut (MORE)

What is a unsealed indictment?

Generally speaking all indictments from a Grand Jury are handed down "unsealed." It is usually only in exceptional cases (e.g.: multiple defendants for instance) where the in (MORE)

What does mean to have been indicted on charges?

It means that a Grand Jury, or a presiding hearing judge, has found probable cause to believe that you have committed whatever it is that you are charged with.
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What is an intervening indictment?

An intervening indictment is a charge that is added to an existing  indictment. For example: an offender may be charged with  trespassing, along with vandalism. The latter c (MORE)

How can you indict on a conspiracy?

If the evidence presented to the Grand Jury by the Prosecutor's Office supports the allegation that more than one person was involved in carrying out a criminal offense, then (MORE)
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How long do you have to be indicted in wv?

The time it takes to be indicted in WV purely depends on the time it takes for the investigation to be completed or if a jury finds sufficient cause to procede with an indictm (MORE)