Deputy District Attorney Roger Rees subbed in for DDA Stacey Eads who is prosecuting the case. He said the People opposed the continuance and had complied with Marcy's law.
Mr. Benjamin Okin, one of Kitchen's attorneys, appeared on her behalf and on behalf of her other attorney, Mr. Patrik Griego.
Mr. Okin told Judge Hinrichs that the defense had received a lot of discovery and needed to process it send out for lab work.
Intervention is March 16 at 9:45 and the preliminary is March 20 at 9:45. If that needs to change, defense will notify the court since one trial court is being set aside for the entire week of March 20 for this case.
People intend to present 11 witnesses and an estimate of five days was given by both parties.