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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 4.110. Time limits for criminal proceedings on information or indictment

Time limits for criminal proceedings on information or indictment are as follows:

(1)The information must be filed within 15 days after a person has been held to answer for a public offense;

(2)The arraignment of a defendant must be held on the date the information is filed or as soon thereafter as the court directs; and

(3)A plea or notice of intent to demur on behalf of a party represented by counsel at the arraignment must be entered or made no later than seven days after the initial arraignment, unless the court lengthens time for good cause.

Rule 4.110 amended effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 227.3 effective January 1, 1985; previously amended effective June 6, 1990; previously renumbered and amended effective January 1, 2001.

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