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Habeas Corpus and Extradition

Habeas Corpus is a civil suit, generally against the sheriff, stating the defendant is being illegally held in jail. If the bond is set so high the defendant is unable to post the bond, he can allege he in being illegally held. The defendant may request a bond reduction on this ground.

Habeas Corpus is also available in extradition matters. Many Mississippi sheriffs refuse to approve extradition or fugitive bonds. The Attorney General represents the state in all governor's warrant extraditions. If a defendant is not timely extradited, the defendant can file a Habeas Corpus and request release. (Mississippi has abolished post conviction Habeas Corpus in favor of the statutory post conviction relief).

Client Reviews
"Mr. Alldredge is an excellent lawyer. He has compassion for his clients and he delivered more than we expected! He and Nancy were exceptionally professional and were accommodating of my husband's tricky schedule. Rufus provided us with resources and guidance, and most importantly helped us build a strong case. Highly recommend!” Cherie Mire
"Mr. Alldredge is an incredible, kind hearted, knowledgeable attorney. If you ever find yourself in a position where you need an attorney that can help you navigate any kind of situation, he is the one. He ensures that you know as much as possible and ensures you are prepared. He made me feel calm and he always, always, is available for any questions or concerns. Highly recommend." Eva Beidelman
"MR. Alldredge worked with me while I was on a short time line do to having leave to go back to work in Germany. He ended up not only representing me but got the case dismissed and saved my military career. Now i see why all my friends recommended him and he hard earned reputation." Charles Pinkston