What Is A Sealed Indictment?

A sealed indictment is when a Grand Jury decides there is enough probable cause to try a person for a felony. While many indictments are made part of the public record, a sealed indictment is kept secret until specific conditions have been met. Typically, one of those conditions is that a person has been taken into custody. The process for a sealed indictment is the same as for a public… Read more