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kim mccarthy

Junior Member
What is the name of your state?pennsylvania
how many continunance's are allowed before a person who is in prison can be released
 


CdwJava

Senior Member
kim mccarthy said:
What is the name of your state?pennsylvania
how many continunance's are allowed before a person who is in prison can be released
They are already in prison?? Does that mean they have already been sentenced?

What kind of hearing keeps being continued?

- Carl
 

kim mccarthy

Junior Member
pa law, they are not sentenced, waiting for prelim hearing, which has been continued 4 times since arrest, is there a rule on number of coninuances allowed, or time period for being held with out prelim hearing
 

kim mccarthy

Junior Member
CdwJava said:
They are already in prison?? Does that mean they have already been sentenced?

What kind of hearing keeps being continued?

- Carl
PENNSYLVANIA
mY SON IS IN PRISON FOR HOMICIDE CHARGES, HE HAS NOT BEEN SENTENCED BECAUCE HIS PRELIM HEARING HAS BEEN CONTINUED 5 TIMES. IS THERE A LIMIT TO CONTINUE OR A TIME PERIOD ON HOW LONG HE CAN BE HELD WITHOUT A HEARING.
THANK YOU FOR ANY ADVICE YOU MAY HAVE
KIM
 

CdwJava

Senior Member
kim mccarthy said:
PENNSYLVANIA
mY SON IS IN PRISON FOR HOMICIDE CHARGES, HE HAS NOT BEEN SENTENCED BECAUCE HIS PRELIM HEARING HAS BEEN CONTINUED 5 TIMES. IS THERE A LIMIT TO CONTINUE OR A TIME PERIOD ON HOW LONG HE CAN BE HELD WITHOUT A HEARING.
THANK YOU FOR ANY ADVICE YOU MAY HAVE
KIM
Please see Calatty's response above.

It is not uncommon for major cases to be continued a number of times. I would venture to guess that if the continuances were somehow unlawful or posed a disadvantage to your son, his attorney would act to counter them.

- Carl
 

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