What does VOP mean? It is difficult to communicate with him because he is in protective custody (not for disciplinary reasons), at his request because he did not wish to be in general population as incarceration is new to him. Since he is in PRC, his priviledges are restricted re: phone calls and visits. He seems to not know his rights are who to ask while he's there.
The last letter I received, he had not yet submitted a request for a public defender. He asked us to do it, but I was informed by the PD office, he is the only one who can apply for a PD. Once PD representation is acquired, will the PD meet with him at the prison prior to court or by phone, or will they only be present in court?
Thanks. This information is very helpful. I have one more question. The bail posted was 7%, a $700 bond on $10,000 bail. Since he was never released from custody, do I have a right to my bail $ being returned or revoked? And, if yes, do I pursue it through the county court or bail bonds?
I was told you don't get bail money returned if it was a bond, even if the individual is detained. Is this true?
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