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my boyfriend is in jail. he is 50 yrs I am 44. I am saying

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my boyfriend is in jail. he is 50 yrs I am 44. I am saying our ages because I am not a kid and I need answers. He went to jail on an old charge and I found out that he either broke probation rules or did not meet the requirements of the court. He has said to me not to worry about it. He will straighten it all out and that the charge is false. He is paying for something he didn't do. How can I find out what he is really back in jail for and why is his bail set so high?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.

hi

 

you can go to the clerk of the court in the county where his charges stem from and ask to see the docket entries. the clerk can run those entries with his full name - you will want to make sure the middle initial and date of birth are the same because sometimes folks share a same first and last name - so a middle initial and/or birth date can help make sure it is the correct defendant

 

 

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Will I be able to understand the dockets? Is it in layman terms? Thank you for your help...
Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.

hi

 

you should - it would be simple reading

 

charges will be listed and then it will show what Motions have been filed and if an attorney has entered an appearance

 

so it might say - something like "petty theft" or "CDS possession"

 

you will be able to understand it

 

 

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