They arrest my friend on august 19 2014 and they also arrested 3 other guys as well the 3 guys that got arrested were cought with marijuana plants and my friend was about a mile away from where the 3 guys were busted and now my friend is in jail and they didnt find nothing on him and now hes on us marshall hold.. without bail bond. About 15 years my friend got busted dealing a pound of cocaine so i dont know if that affectes him right now thats why they dont let him out on a bail bond. And they keep changing his motion hearing now his motion hearing is feb 10
Your friend needs an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent him as quickly as possible.
I agree with the other lawyer. Your friend needs to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible, if he hasn't been assigned a public defender already. It is my understanding that, while there is no set time that someone can be held, but the time held must be "reasonable." This is usually about 30 days, as far as I have understood. Your friend may be able to file a motion for a writ of habeus corpus asking to be released; this type of writ directs law enforcement to produce the prisoner and justify the prisoner's detention. If the prisoner argues successfully that the incarceration is in violation of a constitutional right, the court may order the prisoner's release.
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