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My nephew is in jail in lake county Ca, he has been there

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My nephew is in jail in lake county Ca, he has been there for 6 months without being seen by the judge or anyone, who and how should I contact to find out what is going on? I am not in California and have no idea how to find out anything.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 10 months ago.

You can call the jail and sometimes they will tell you why he is here and on what charge. If that doesn't work then your only alternatives are to go there or to hire a lawyer to check into it for you.

It would be extremely unusual for someone to be in jail for six months and never to have seen a judge about why they were there. It's possible, but it would be unusual. Is it possible he was on probation or parole and got picked up for a violation?

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