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In the state of California, can a detention center/ jail/ prison keep an inmate past his/her release date?

Pacoima, CA |

My brother signed a plea bargain to be released 9/10/13 and to this date the detention center does not have a release date for him. They only show he is to do time in state prison. What happens if he is not released on 9/10/13??

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  1. the detention center doesn't always have or publish the correct release date. Your brother should check with the institution as to what date they have.

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  2. If the deal is for him to be released tomorrow, what makes you think they won't release him? If they don't, contact his attorney. Good luck.

  3. Credits must be earned and sometimes they are not so if the release date is based upon half time or a portion thereof, the release date may not be accurate. Have your brother contact the authorities to get an accurate release date. Good luck.
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  4. Your brother needs to ask when is his release date. It is possible that he may get out tomorrow and the fact that their system is not updated .

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