Q: I thought I would have a trial after pleading not guilty but instead I'm facing disposition in court today. Why.
A: It sounds like whoever set the disposition hearing was under the impression you were ready to change your plea. If you have been arraigned (which is to say you have formally entered a not-guilty plea), that would be the only reason to set it for disposition. Don't worry, though. Unless you go in and plead guilty or no contest, which no one can force you to do, your case will eventually go to trial. That's a right only you can give up.
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