Where is my court located in my criminal case?

Whitney S. Boan Protecting Your Right

Video Transcript

Usually, the court in your criminal case is going to be determined by where you are alleged to have committed the criminal offense; or, in cases that involve conspiracy to commit certain crimes, it may be that you’re alleged to have committed a crime in more than one county. It may even be that parts of one crime occur in one county, parts of a crime occur in another; or, at least, the police believe that that’s what’s happened, and they’ve alleged such, and the state has prosecuted you maybe even in two counties.

However, you should speak with a lawyer to figure out whether or not you’ve even been charged in the correct county, and whether or not if you have been charged in the wrong county, that may present some legal defenses for you that you would want to protect and preserve throughout the process.