Legal Question in Criminal Law in New Mexico

Probation violation

My friend was arrested for violating his probation. How long can he be held in the county jail before he sees a judge?

Asked on 9/16/05, 1:53 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Charles Aspinwall Charles S. Aspinwall, J.D., LLC

Re: Probation violation

Theoretically, until he has served the term of his original sentence. Practically, until the judge sets a hearing. Your friend needs a lawyer to get things moving and resolved.

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Answered on 9/16/05, 9:03 am

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