Orlando, FL asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for Florida

Q: My wife has passed both her drug test and mental evaluation and is still being held in jail until the next court date.

Wife is being held in jail for a writ of signed affidavit for mental health or instability but has passed ber drug screening and her mental evaluation and has been detained for over 72 hours and cannot be visited nor released until the next court date two weeks from now. Is there anything that we can do to have her released from the county jail and put anywhere else until then? She is mentally stable and not on any drugs at all and just wants to come home. The affidavit was falsified by a relative wanting to get rid of her

2 Lawyer Answers
Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
Answered
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: There is no way to help here online. You will need to consult with a criminal defense attorney in your area, as getting her released early will require some type of motion to be filed with the court and then likely get an expedited hearing.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: am certain your wife has a lawyer. Talk to that lawyer

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