Chris Barron is in jail without bail for violation of probation and driving on suspended. He needs to know what he can do about a bail review
If there was a no bond warrant issued by a judge, and he was arrested over the weekend, he will be brought before a judge Monday morning for bond review. He should also be interviewed by the PD office and/or Pretrial Services. The judge will set bail. If a monetary bail is set, you can pay a bondsman 10% as a fee and the bondsman will post the bail, or you can post the full amount in cash or by posting real property in the county as collateral. My guess is he'll be released on some form of personal bond or minimal monetary bond, but I don't know his record. If he is not granted release in terms he can meet, then he'll need a lawyer to file a motion for bond review. If the warrant was not a "no bond" warrant, then the District Court Commissioner will set bond at the jail and you can call the Commissioner's Office to find out the amount. Any bail bondsman can get this information for you and arrange his release if you pay the bondsman.
If there is no bond set, or the bond set is too high, you need to make sure he has an attorney on his side.
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He should have a bail review on the next court day after his arrest. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help him evaluate his bail situation, defenses, and mitigation.
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I would add a bit more. A judge could order that an individual be held without bond (meaning a commissioner has no authority to set bond). Often a person could sit until the sentencing judge decides to see him, which could take weeks. An attorney could file for an expedited VOP hearing or simply a request for a bond hearing.
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