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CAN I CHANGE DATE OF MY COURT APPEARANCE I AM DETAINED ACOORDING

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CAN I CHANGE DATE OF MY COURT APPEARANCE? I AM DETAINED ACOORDING 484(A) PC PETTY THEFT OF CALIFORNIA?
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If you are already in custody you cannot change the date of the appearance that is governed by the jail and court. If you are not in jail and cannot make the court date, then you need to contact the clerk of court in advance of the hearing date and ask to change the date and you may be required to file an actual motion for continuance with the court and have it approved, but that is up to the clerk of the court.


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