California Penal Code Section 990

CA Penal Code § 990 (2017)  

If on the arraignment, the defendant requires it, the defendant must be allowed a reasonable time to answer, which shall be not less than one day in a felony case and not more than seven days in a misdemeanor or infraction case.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 380. Effective September 28, 1998.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018