California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 707.1

(a) If the minor is declared not a fit and proper subject to be dealt with under the juvenile court law, or as to a minor for whom charges in a petition or petitions in the juvenile court have been transferred to a court of criminal jurisdiction pursuant to Section 707.01 , the district attorney, or other appropriate prosecuting officer may file an accusatory pleading against the minor in a court of criminal jurisdiction.  The case shall proceed from that point according to the laws applicable to a criminal case.  If a prosecution has been commenced in another court but has been suspended while juvenile court proceedings are being held, it shall be ordered that the proceedings upon that prosecution shall resume.

(b)(1) The juvenile court, as to a minor alleged to have committed an offense described in subdivision (b), paragraph (2) of subdivision (d), or subdivision (e) of Section 707 and who has been declared not a fit and proper subject to be dealt with under the juvenile court law, or as to a minor for whom charges in a petition or petitions in the juvenile court will be transferred to a court of criminal jurisdiction pursuant to Section 707.01 , or as to a minor whose case has been filed directly in or transferred to a court of criminal jurisdiction pursuant to Section 707.01 , may order the minor to be delivered to the custody of the sheriff upon a finding that the presence of the minor in the juvenile hall would endanger the safety of the public or be detrimental to the other inmates detained in the juvenile hall.  Other minors declared not fit and proper subjects to be dealt with under the juvenile court law, if detained, shall remain in the juvenile hall pending final disposition by the criminal court or until they attain the age of 18, whichever occurs first.

(2) Upon attainment of the age of 18 years such a person who is detained in juvenile hall shall be delivered to the custody of the sheriff unless the court finds that it is in the best interests of the person and the public that he or she be retained in juvenile hall.  If a hearing is requested by the person, the transfer shall not take place until after the court has made its findings.

(3) When a person under 18 years of age is detained pursuant to this section in a facility in which adults are confined the detention shall be in accordance with the conditions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 207.1 .

(4) A minor found not a fit and proper subject to be dealt with under the juvenile court law shall, upon the conclusion of the fitness hearing, be entitled to release on bail or on his or her own recognizance on the same circumstances, terms, and conditions as an adult alleged to have committed the same offense.


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