Okay. Well, he's charged that is for sure. And by now, he grand jury did indict him. In Texas, there IS no specification for "speedy trial
" - how long it should be before he has court
. Attempts to draft certain amount of days have all failed. Therefore, it is an amalgam of case law and situation. GENERALLY SPEAKING, he should have trial in six months or less of being charged. Now you CAN bond him out, and if they bond is too high, have his attorney ask to lower it with a MOTION TO LOWER BAIL. If it goes beyond 6 months, or even five, and he is still in jail having not been able to afford the bond for the bail, have his attorney bring a HABEAS CORPUS in front of the Court, and argue to either have him tried, or release him.
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