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A felony is a serious crime punishable by more than one year of imprisonment. Felony proceedings in district court start with your arraignment.
At your arraignment, you will be given dates to return for:
- A conference between the prosecuting attorney, your attorney and you to determine whether a hearing will be necessary; and
- A preliminary examination, which is an evidentiary hearing to determine whether there is reasonable cause to believe you committed the crime you've been charged with.
If you waive your preliminary hearing, or if, at the conclulsion of the hearing, the judge finds reasonable cause to believe you committed the crime based on evidence presented at the hearing, your case will be bound over to circuit court for trial.
Bonds / Bail
Bonds posted with the court must be paid in cash, with a credit card or posted by a bondsperson or bonding agency.
All bonds posted on felony charges bound over to 30th Circuit Court are transferred to the circuit court at the conclusion of the preliminary exam.