Archive for: November, 2015

Why NOT to Skip Bail

The term “skipping bail” means not showing up for your court date after you’ve been arrested, charged, and released on bail. In the eyes of the law, there is no acceptable excuse for missing your appointed court date and time. The judge will not find reasons such as transportation problems, illness, work, other appointments, or…

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“Why is Bail Sometimes Denied?”

In the vast majority of arrests that occur in North Carolina, a bail rate is offered and the defendant has the opportunity to be released pending trial. Sometimes, though, bail is denied by a judge. Why does this happen? Can anything be done to reverse a denial of bail? The definition of a bail bond…

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