Serving Time Now Credited at $125 Per Day

It has been over three years now that Assembly Bill 1375 was passed into law, setting credit at $125 for each day served in custody, up from $30 per day. However, did the $125 apply to the base fine or just the total owed? In September, 2016, the Governor signed AB 2839 into law, stating that the $125 applied only to the base fine, but questions remained. The case of Juan Carranza, recently decided, seems to neatly resolve all such questions on this issue. To read a short summary of the appellate court decision on Mr. Carranza, click on the following link.

https://www.greghillassociates.com/serving-time-in-custody-now-credited-at-125-per-day.html.

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