Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

My best friends son has been in jail for three months after being falsely accussed of hitting a girl. she went to the DA's office after she filed a police report and told them she was drunk and on a lot of prescription drugs. his case has now been postponed 6 times. How long can they keep him. He can't afford to bail out, and he was no where near this girl.

Asked on 7/17/13, 12:12 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

They can keep him in as long as it takes to try the case.

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Answered on 7/17/13, 10:20 am
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

In addition to the above your friends son has agreed to a time waiver each time the matter was continued in the most likely scenario.

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Answered on 7/17/13, 11:31 am


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