The MS Supreme Court on December 15th announced the adoption of a new set of MS Rules of Criminal Procedure, which will apply to all Justice, Municipal, County and Circuit Courts. The new rules go into effect July 1, 2017. Here’s a link to the rules: https://courts.ms.gov/
This morning I’m up in Clarke County, MS on a criminal defense case. One of the most pleasant courtroom experiences I’ve ever had. Everyone from Judge, Prosecutor, Court Clerks and Police Officer were extremely nice and wonderful to work with. There are many ways you can keep a drug related charge from affecting your career path, drivers license or criminal record but your first step is hiring a criminal defense lawyer to fight for you.
FIRST RULE: Always be nice and respectful to the officer investigating his case. Whether you are eventually proven not guilty, guilty or reach a plea deal the officer may have to testify or the Judge and/or prosecutor may learn about how you acted during your questioning, arrest or detainment.