2020 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Procedure
Title 4 - Pretrial Procedures
Subtitle 1 - Charging Procedures and Documents
Section 4-102 - Charge by Criminal Information

    A State’s Attorney may charge by information:

        (1)    in a case involving a felony that does not involve a felony within the jurisdiction of the District Court, if the defendant is entitled to a preliminary hearing but does not request a hearing within 10 days after a court or court commissioner informs the defendant about the availability of a preliminary hearing; or

        (2)    in any other case, if a court in a preliminary hearing finds that there is probable cause to hold the defendant.

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