El Paso, TX asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Texas

Q: Is there an Attorney in New Mexico that is aware of the Agreement on Detainers under Article 6 of The U.S . Constitution

If so my ? Id .Does the defendant having pending charges have any responsibility. Duty to initiate the extradition process other that he /het wanting to clear his / her name. Article 4 of the same agreement states .if the prosecution initiates extradition they place a 120 day statute of limitation on commencement of trial if not the case must be dismissed w/ prejudice. The defendant not having yo initiate any proceeding or process. Please give me insight into this. I am pro se. No attorney will stand up for me. Yhanks

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: This website shows the questions to attorneys by state, so this question is being shown to attorneys in Texas. If you want an answer from an attorney in New Mexico then you should re-submit your question with the "location" field set to somewhere in New Mexico, even if YOU are currently in El Paso, Texas. Simply changing it to Sunland Park or Las Cruces should help put your question in front of your intended audience.

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