In WI, drug money forfeiture cases are normally stayed pending the outcome of the criminal case, so it's hard to see how you could successfully argue the court had pre-judged the issue. If your lawyer hasn't invoked that statute on your behalf yet, you should be discussing why with them. If you don't have a lawyer, get one. Bail forfeitures, on the other hand, usually involve a violation of the court-ordered terms of your release, which is a different matter that has nothing to with the alleged conduct that got you charged.
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This is not a conflict of interest. You need to be discussing this with your attorney. Drug charges would typically involve one or more felonies. Those are not something that you should expect to be able to handle without an attorney. Tell your attorney about all of the pending matters and he or she will sort out the best course of action.
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