Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

If a person bails out on a case and then gets another charge, does the time served for the 2nd case count towards the 1st case. He has been going to court on both. Has a deal for 1 strike and 16 months with 1/2 time,. Has been incarcerated for 9 months.

Asked on 11/01/12, 2:07 pm

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Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless
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does the time served for the 2nd case count towards the 1st

No. Does the payment you make on your Chevrolet count as credit towards the payments on your Ford?

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11/01/12, 2:12 pm
Zadik Shapiro Law Offices of C. Zadik Shapiro
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If the two cases are in the same county and if he/she was remanded on the first case he/she may get credit towards both cases. Also it the cases are in different counties and the county where the first offense occurred placed a hold on the person with the the jail where the person is being held he/she may get credit. You should pose this question to the person's attorney.

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11/01/12, 10:06 pm
Joe Dane Law Office of Joe Dane
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Yes. If they are in custody on both cases, they get credit towards both.

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11/02/12, 6:53 am

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