How long can they ask for a continuous because they are waiting for a discovery from another police department? 2 Answers as of April 04, 2017

It's my brother who is in jail being accused of touching his stepdaughter.

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Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
As long as your brother keeps waiving time and giving up his right to a speedy trial.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/4/2017
Universal Law Group, Inc. | Francis John Cowhig
As long as your brother waives his right to a speedy trial, continuances are granted fairly freely. As to how long each continuous is, is usually up to the attorneys involved with the permission of the judge.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/4/2017
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