What does it mean when charges are held?

What does it mean when charges are held?

v. decided or ruled, as "the court held that the contract was valid."

What does result held mean in a court case?

Decided or ruled, as in "the court held that the contract was valid."

What does it mean held to answer in court?

Once a defendant is "held to answer," meaning in custody to answer charges, the prosecuting agency files a document called the Information. ... The defendant will subsequently be arraigned on the Information at which time he or she will enter a plea and proceed to trial.

What are the two types of cases?

Types of Cases
  • Criminal Cases. Criminal cases involve enforcing public codes of behavior, which are codified in the laws of the state. ...
  • Civil Cases. Civil cases involve conflicts between people or institutions such as businesses, typically over money. ...
  • Family Cases.