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The accused will be brought before a judge, either in person or by electronic audiovisual device, within 24 hours of arrest. At the defendant's first appearance the judge will inform the defendant of the charges and the judge will determine if sufficient probable cause exist to allow the case to move forward and bail will be determined.

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John P. Rutkowski, Attorney at Law, is focused on all aspects of Criminal Defense, State and Federal Courts, Post Conviction Relief, Criminal Appeals and Traffic Offenses. Contact me today for a free telephone consultation.