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How is Bail Determined?

Bail is set by a judge usually at a suspect’s first court appearance. Judges usually adhere to standard bail prices depending on the crime the suspect is being accused of, but they have the ability to raise, lower or wave the bail all together if they choose. Once bail is set, the defendant can either… Read more

What is Jail Court and Should I Have a Lawyer for Jail Court?

If you’ve been charged with a crime and don’t know how the process works, you may be feeling very lost and afraid. We’re here to help! We advise you get a lawyer as soon as possible to keep your bail, and ultimately your sentencing, to the minimal amounts. What Is Jail Court? Once you’ve been… Read more

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Bond Hearing?

A bail bond is set by a judge upon your first jail court hearing. It is always best to have an attorney for these hearings as they can help in a number of ways and make the process go much smoother. How will a lawyer help in a bond hearing in Arizona? A bond lawyer… Read more