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§ 4-102. Charge by information

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Procedure

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 4. Pretrial Procedures (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Charging Procedures and Documents (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 4-102
§ 4-102. Charge by 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.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 27, § 592.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 4-102, MD CRIM PROC § 4-102
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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