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How forfeiting bail impacts the process

Sometimes defendants fail to appear in court, or violate a condition of their bail, and the court orders the bail bond to be forfeited. In these cases, an arrest warrant would be issued, and the [...]

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What is the difference between county or city jails and prison?

Depending on the location of an arrest, a defendant may spend time in a county or city jail. Inmates are held at a city or county jail while being charged, but typically not yet sentenced. While [...]

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How getting arrested may impact your career

While you are “innocent until proven guilty” your boss may not be so supportive when coordinating your work schedule from behind bars. Laws in place protect discriminatory hiring and firing [...]