Can the judge revoke bail for no legal reason? Is there set rules to follow?

Asked over 1 year ago - Catlettsburg, KY

No violations while on bond, showed up for arraignment, no bigger charges...

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  1. David Brent Cox


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    Answered . Mr. Mascagni is correct. There must be a violation of the conditions or a change in circumstances, etc. The wording of the statute does not allow a change for no reason, but that is not say it cannot occur. There are some Judges who do whatever they want regardless. Hire an attorney to address this issue.

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  2. Frank Mascagni III

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    Answered . A judge can alter a bail bond upon good reason to do so: violation of a previous condition of bond, a new charge, a change of circumstance,etc. Check with a criminal defense attorney to review the file and facts.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more

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