There is no legal limit to how long he can be held awaiting trial, depending on why the court dates move. The standard sentence range for felony harassment, with no history, is between 1 and 3 months of jail. Misdemeanor cases can carry more or less than that, depending on the facts and the judge. All of this changes if he has prior felony history.
Your boyfriend should retain private counsel in your area.
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He needs an attorney to assist him in these matters. For someone to be held a month is not unusual at all. In fact, many persons are held for upwards to six months or longer before being brought to trial.