No. F062158.

204 Cal.App.4th 1025 (2012)

139 Cal. Rptr. 3d 479

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. WESTERN INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Fifth District.

April 2, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert W. Hicks & Associates, Robert W. Hicks ; and Robert Tomlin White for Defendant and Appellant.

Kathleen Bales-Lange , County Counsel, Elizabeth A. Klotz and Barbara B. Grunwald , Deputy County Counsel, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



In this bail forfeiture action, appellant, Western Insurance Company (Western), challenges the trial court's order denying its motion to vacate the forfeiture and exonerate bail. According to Western, the appearance period for the criminal defendant who fled to India should have been equitably tolled during the extradition process.

As discussed below, equitable tolling is not applicable to the bail bond forfeiture...

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