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Why do I need to be re-booked?

Hollister, CA |

I was arrested and booked for GBI in a bar fight. We were both willing participants. But it seems I'm the one in trouble. I Have no prior arrest record..

I went to court. the Judge said no files were charged sent me home. I received a paper in the mail stating to turn myself in. and it had a new court date..so why do need to be booked again for same charges? I called the Jail and they can find nothing on me.

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I'm not sure why you are being re-booked. It could be that you were arrested originally, no filing decision was made and now the case was filed and/or you failed to appear at arraignment. You should obtain counsel to defend your case. From the little you tell me, it may be very defensible. www.taubcriminaldefense.com

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If you were booked already, you should not have to be again.. I assume the letter to be booked was from the police department. Get an attorney and fight this case. There are a lot of good defenses to a willing fight. "Mutual combat" -

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You were sent that paper to turn yourself in because charges have now been filed against you.
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