Arraignment FAQs:


Q: Is a arraignment a formal reading of a criminal charging document in the presence of the defendant to inform the defendant of the charges against him or her?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an arraignment the act of conducting the arraignment process using some form of videoconferencing technology?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an arraignment defined as the calling upon the accused to appear?

A: Yes, and the informing of the accused of the crime charged against him, the demanding of the accused whether he be guilty or not guilty, and the entering of his plea.

Q: Is an arraignment the first of eleven stages in a criminal trial?

A: Yes, and involves the clerk of the court reading out the indictment.

Q: Is an arraignment the first of eleven stages in a criminal trial?

A: Yes, and involves the clerk of the court reading out the indictment.