Frequently when a person is arrested, he or she is charged with multiple criminal offenses. One of the more common dual charges in California is a DUI charge combined with a hit-and-run charge. If you face combined charges, here’s what will happen. At your first hearing – your arraignment – the court will inform you of the maximum sentence you face, the prosecutor will offer you a plea bargain, and the court will ask you to enter a plea.
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