Criminal Defense Blog NYC

Should You Testify at the Grand Jury?

Posted on January 10, 2018

If you’re accused of a felony in New York, you might have the right to testify before a grand jury. However, testifying is risky.  

You should understand how the the grand jury process works, to weigh the risk of testifying against the risk of not testifying.

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What Is a Grand Jury?

Posted on November 15, 2017

In New York, criminal cases are decided in one of three ways: 1) dismissal; 2) guilty plea; or 3) trial.  Before proceeding to trial against a person accused of a felony, a prosecutor must go to the grand jury to obtain an “indictment”.

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