How Long Can You Be Held in Jail Without Seeing a Judge?

Posted: January 17, 2018 | Categories: Criminal Defense, General

One of the first things people who have been arrested want to know is how long they can be held in jail without seeing a judge. Florida law provides that arrestees must have their first appearance, also referred to as an “advisory,” with a judge within 24 hours following their booking. However, officers may detain…