Criminal proceedings

Criminal proceedings consist of three stages:

- The preliminary investigation

- The interlocutory proceedings 

- The main proceedings 

Preliminary proceedings: 

1. Subpoena 

2. Search

3. Arrest warrant

4. Telecommunications surveillance 

5. Observation measures 

6. Undercover/Private investigators 

7. Blood sampling 

8. Photographs 

9. DNA sampling


Interim proceedings: 

An arraignment where the charges are formally read to the defendant. 

Main proceedings: 

1. Main hearing

2. Discovery of evidence


As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Georgikeas has represented and fought for the rights of the accused for almost 10 years. 


It’s is advisable to contact an attorney as soon as possible to ensure your rights are protected from the start, so don’t hesitate, contact us!