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How Bail Differs in Federal Court

One of the major differences between state and federal court proceedings is that there is no system of bail or use of bondsman for temporary release. Instead, there is a separate pretrial release [...]

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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 [...]

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What you need to know about the MN hands free cell phone law

On April 12, 2019 Gov. Tim Walz signed the “hands free while driving” bill into law, that went into effect August 1st. Minnesota joined 17 other states requiring drivers to be “hands free” of [...]

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What does contempt of court mean to me?

The phrase “contempt of court” seems to be a glamorized term, used in the media and mentioned in high profile cases. But, what does it really mean? And what are the consequences? Contempt of [...]

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Weird But True Laws From Across The U.S

At one point or another, you’ve undoubtedly heard about some crazy laws still upheld across the United States. Check out some of our favorites as you plan summer road trips this season. ALABAMA: [...]

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What to know about BWI this summer

In a land of more than 10,000 lakes, it is likely you may find yourself on the water this summer. But keep in mind, Minnesota law prohibits operating a motorboat while intoxicated or high on [...]

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Tips to avoid burglary this summer

Summer sunshine often brings an increase of theft and burglary in the United States. Did you know on average, a burglary takes place every 15 seconds in the U.S.? The majority of burglaries occur [...]

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Types of Immigration Bonds

For defendants dealing with immigration issues, there are a few bond options available. If you are not released on your own recognizance, there are three immigration bonds a bail bond company can [...]

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