Determine the need for an interpreter for the defendant
Copy of information, declaration of probable cause, and police report, if available, provided to the defendant through defense counsel
Probable Cause determination - review of declaration (Rule 3.2.1)
Arraignment on information, including defendant's entry of a plea
Appointment of Counsel, if defendant indigent If Department of Assigned Counsel (DAC) appointed, the attorney assigned the case files a notice of appearance within two days of first appearance if appointment accepted
Bail / personal recognizance release decision
Pretrial Conference (PTC) setting Date for PTC set based on type of cases:
Set eight to 14 days out for controlled substance cases and other, routine cases.
Set PTC / Omnibus Hearing (OH) 14-21 days out for all felony cases.
Trial date selected based on custody status and time for trial provisions (CrR 3.3)
Trial dates in pre-assigned cases set by department to which the case is assigned.
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