Huntsville, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: How long is typical for a county jail to hold a person for another county in Texas...concerning probation violations?

Also,once arrested, they placed him in maximum security at the jail in Houston, TX. He states that there was no violence or verbal threat, etc. whatsoever. He doesn't understand why he has been placed there and OF COURSE, they won't tell him.

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Edgardo Rafael Baez
Edgardo Rafael Baez
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Thanks for your question. Since COVID, we have seem some strange things in county and other jail facilities in Texas. Although no one can answer you for sure, you should get some answers by hiring a local lawyer. Blessings!

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