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    Month: May 2018

    Bail and Jail in Florida

    There’s much talk about the injustice of bail. It is estimated that 70% of jailed inmates have not been convicted of a crime, but they simply cannot afford bail. It’s no surprise that the conversation about bail reform is sweeping cities and states throughout the U.S. As one California Supreme Court Justice said, “We must not penalize the poo [...]

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    Criminal Defense Attorney St. Petersburg Florida

    What Is a Bail Hearing?

    The right to bail is a critical, early step in the majority of criminal proceedings. Under Florida law, an individual arrested for a crime can apply to be released on bail, also known as a pre-trial release. The vast majority of criminal defendants are released on bail. In order for an individual to secure his or her release, he or she must first f [...]

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