Getting charged with a crime - even a misdemeanor - is no small thing. Of course it matters whether you did the thing they're accusing you of, but let's put that aside for a moment. No matter your … [Read more...] about Protect your assets when facing charges
So you've had the misfortune of being arrested. Perhaps you're guilty, perhaps you're not, but either way, you need to work your way through the criminal justice system to the end of the process. … [Read more...] about Avoid These Mistakes When You Post Bail
In New Hampshire, bail reform continues to go awry. The latest incident has Governor Chris Sununu calling specifically for a change to the new law. The reason? Teacher's Aid Adam Jones, accused of … [Read more...] about Governor Sununu Not Happy With Bail Reform Law
In Iowa, an experiment is coming to an end. At the end of December, a program in place in several counties to determine in which cases it's safe to release defendants as they await trial will end. … [Read more...] about Iowa Test of Pretrial Risk Assessment Ends
Following a legislative mandate to move from a cash bail system to one that determines whether arrestees should be released pending trial, the state of Delaware is moving to implement that … [Read more...] about New Bail Reform Rules in Delaware – Where Will This Head?
Previously only the purview of legislators, it appears that California is seeing judges step squarely into the fray over bail reform. Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has noted that bail overhaul is … [Read more...] about Judges Making Laws in California on Bail Bonds?