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When Can Bail be Denied Altogether?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Sep 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A judge can deny bail if an offense is punishable by death, if there is a parole hold, or if there is a public safety exception. The "public safety exception" allows preventive detention. It applies to certain classes of felonies and felony sexual assault offenses. If the charge is for any other offense, bail must be set as a matter of right.

Can a person get bail pending extradition from Colorado to another state?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Feb 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the majority of circumstances under CRS 16-19-103, a defendant who faces extradition in Colorado to another state (the "demanding state") can be released on bail pending the final determination and processing of the demanding state's request. However, judges will not grant bail in Colorado in the following four circumstances: 1) the penalty for the crime the defendant is accused of is punishable by death or life in prison; 2) the defendant allegedly escaped from jail, prisons, or police custody in the demanding state; 3) the defendant allegedly violated the terms of his/her sentence, parole, probation, or bail; or 4) the defendant executed a written waiver of extradition.

What is California Bail Law?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Sep 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

California Penal Code 1276 regulates bail bond in the state of California. Most people who get arrested and charged with a crime will opt for posting bail through a bail bond since they may not have enough cash on hand to post cash bail.

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