What happens after you are indicted?

What happens after you are indicted?

Arraignment -- After an Indictment or Information has been filed and arrest has been made, an Arraignment must take place before a Magistrate Judge. During an Arraignment, the accused, now called the defendant, is read the charges against him or her and advised of his or her rights.

What is the difference between being indicted and being found guilty?

While an indictment means you have been formally charged with a crime in Utah, a conviction means you have been found guilty of committing the crime. ... That means if the jury has any reasonable doubt about your guilt, you can be convicted of a crime. In the United States, jury trials are a constitutional right.

What comes first conviction or indictment?

Once the indictment has established there is enough evidence to charge you with a crime, your case proceeds to a criminal trial. ... That means if the jury has any reasonable doubt about your guilt, you can be convicted of a crime. In the United States, jury trials are a constitutional right.