Q: Will it count as time served
My fiance is in jail in Miami dade county on a misdemeanor out of county warrant for polk county he have been sitting in jail now for 1 week polk county has until March 11 to come transferre him if and when they do will all this time he is doing in dade county jail count as time served
A: If you posted bond for his Miami case and he is only sitting in jail on the polk warrant, then yes he will get credit.
Jonathan Blecher agrees with this answer
A: Whether Polk county will come to get him by March 11 on a misdemeanor is another issue.
A: He should receive credit from the time the hold is placed on your fiance. If he enters a plea to the charge in Polk county, he needs to bring the out-of-county credit to the attention of the court. The clerk will only advise the court of the credit for time served once he reaches Polk County. The lawyer will need to provide proof for the Miami credit.
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