I Need to Pay Bail…How Does It Work?

June 26, 2019

After you have been arrested, the last thing you want to do is languish in a jail cell until your court date. If possible, you want to return home and be with your family before you are tried or sentenced.  However, when you do not have the money to satisfy the terms of your bail, […]

What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

April 19, 2017

After a person is arrested in Texas, they appear before a judge at an initial appearance hearing. The hearing occurs 48 hours after their arrest. One of the things on the agenda during an initial appearance hearing is setting bail. A qualified attorney can help guide you through this process. HAVE YOU OR A LOVED […]

Pretrial 101: Understanding Pretrial Procedure

July 30, 2014

The criminal justice system can be more than a little confusing. Judges and lawyers speak a strange language, and the legal process is driven by bureaucratic procedures. That’s why you should place great importance on your legal defense and learn everything possible about the pretrial stages that will help shape your future.  

How Do I Post Bail?

February 7, 2013

The state of Texas recognizes that it is not always practical to keep an individual in jail while he awaits a criminal trial. As a result, many people choose to post bail instead of stay in custody. The process of posting bail is simple and can often be used to secure one’s freedom while a […]

How the Criminal Process Works

February 4, 2013

The American justice system is based on the criminal process. “Criminal process” is a term that means “how criminals are caught and punished.” There are certain steps taken by law enforcement in order to catch and punish criminals. They take a long time and involve numerous steps in order to prevent one person in law […]