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How Bail Works in Federal Court

How Bail Works in Federal Court

You’ve been arrested on federal charges—what now? Unless you plan on staying in custody, you (and your attorney) must be familiar with the federal bail process to plan out your next steps. What You Can Expect at Your First Hearing After you’ve been arrested, you’ll be...

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Probable Cause Explained

Probable Cause Explained

The concept of probable cause is an important part of the law, protecting people from unlawful search, seizure, and arrest. It requires that police officers have a legitimate legal reason to search property, seize property, or arrest an individual. It is an...

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An Overview of the Bail Process in State Court

An Overview of the Bail Process in State Court

When you (or a loved one) has been arrested, the first thing you’ll want to know is, how quickly you can get out of jail. In some instances, an accused may be released on their own recognizance - without having to pay any money.  Others will need to pay a fee or...

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Understanding the Miranda Warning

Understanding the Miranda Warning

Many legal terms have made their way into the public lexicon, but perhaps nothing is more widely known than the "Miranda” warning. Anyone who’s ever seen a crime drama knows what to expect before an arrest: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can...

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5 Ways You Can Violate Probation

5 Ways You Can Violate Probation

Being on probation or supervised release is a major responsibility, and stepping out of line for even a moment can have serious consequences. While you may know about some of the more grievous probation violations that put you at risk of jail time, there are many...

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Understanding Treaty Transfers

Understanding Treaty Transfers

Starting in 1977, the International Prisoner Transfer Program was the first in a series of treaties the United States government negotiated to allow prisoners to be transferred from the country in which they were convicted of a crime, back to their home countries. The...

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