Trial Procedure

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    When you get arrested for a criminal offense, how long does the process take to get a trial and actually be sentenced? How many times do you actually have to appear in court?


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    It varies based on offense and state where the crime occurred. Usually court appearances are required for arraignment, then possibly for pre-trial and trial.
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