I just got notice for a preliminary arraignment, what is a preliminary arraignment?

It is very upsetting when ones liberty is placed in jeopardy. However, of all the criminal proceedings, a preliminary arraignment is a minor proceeding. All the preliminary arraignment is, is for the Magisterial District Judge to inform you: of your right to counsel, your charges, a copy of the criminal complaint and affidavit of probable … Continue reading I just got notice for a preliminary arraignment, what is a preliminary arraignment?