To some of our clients, the preliminary hearing is greatly misunderstood as a chance to have the case thrown out if a police officer or another witness, perhaps a victim, is found to lie. They are confused when we explain that poor credibility does not necessarily mean the judge must dismiss the case at a preliminary hearing. They are even more confused when we suggest giving thought to waiving the preliminary hearing to prevent the number of charges from increasing. Why is this so? Click on the following article to find out why.