What is the Arraignment Process and What Takes Place in Rhode Island?

court-house_1In Rhode Island, there is the arraignment process, whether it be in district court or superior court.  Most of the cases in Rhode Island do start off at the district court level whether they are felonies or misdemeanors.  Both of them do request after arrest an arraignment and that arraignment will generally take place in the district court.  At an arraignment, 99 percent of the time, our clients will plead not guilty.

This informational blog post was brought to you by William J. Murphy, an experienced Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer.

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