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I have been issued a citation/ticket for a misdemeanor embezzlement. By law, aren't I supposed to be arraigned w/in 48hrs?

Riverside, CA |
Filed under: Criminal charges

unfortunately, I do not have the finances to retain private council. Long story short...I apparently forgot to scan two items. I did not/do not know the customer. My court date is not until July (today is Apr. 8, 2012). Help!

Attorney Answers 2

  1. The 48 rule applies if you are in custody, and you aren't. Even if you were, it doesn't mandate dismissal of charges.

  2. Mr. Hall is correct. In answering your latest question I just assumed you were in custody. If you are not there is no 48 hour rule.

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