One who is arrested in Clinton, Ohio will need the services of a Clinton criminal defense attorney. What is the criminal justice system like for a person accused of a crime in Clinton?
Misdemeanors are heard in the Barberton Municipal Court, starting with the arraignment or bond hearing. Then, the matter is set for pre-trial. If the matter is not resolved at pre-trial, then it may proceed to trial to the court or jury trial. The court may hold hearings on pretrial motions filed by the criminal defense attorney or the assistant prosecutor. If the accused is found guilty or pleas guilty or no contest to the charges, a sentencing hearing follows.
Juvenile cases are heard in the Summit County Juvenile Court, starting with the initial hearing or detention hearing. The next hearing is usually a pretrial. The court may hold hearings on pretrial motions filed by the criminal defense attorney or the assistant prosecutor. If the matter is not resolved, then it is set for adjudicatory hearing. If the juvenile is found delinquent or admits, then the matter proceeds to dispositional hearing.
Felony cases can originate in Barberton Municipal Court or Summit County Court of Common Pleas. After these initial hearings, the matter proceeds to pre-trial in Common Pleas, followed by a trial if the matter is not resolved. The court may also hold hearings on pretrial motions filed by the criminal defense attorney or the assistant prosecutor. If the accused is found guilty, or pleads guilty or no contest, the matter proceeds to sentencing.
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Attorney Gigiano practices in the Barberton Municipal Court, Summit County Court of Common Pleas, and Summit County Juvenile Court, as well as Akron Municipal Court, Stow Municipal Court, Medina County courts, Wayne County courts and other nearby county courts. If you have questions about this or other questions you need answered by a Clinton criminal defense attorney, please call Attorney Daniel F. Gigiano at 330-336-3330. Attorney Gigiano’s office is located at 102 Main St., Ste. 200, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281.