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If you are facing criminal charges, you should contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately. A lawyer can represent you during your bail hearing and may help you reduce your bail amount. And, a lawyer can help you understand the terms of your bail agreement and present defenses to your criminal cha...
- Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:28 pm
- Forum: Legal Community
- Topic: Glossary of Legal Terms
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A acquittal - Judgment that a criminal defendant has not been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. affidavit - A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it. Affidavits must be notarized or administered by an officer of the court with such authority. affirmed - Judgme...
Once bail is set, the next step is getting it “posted.” Acceptable methods for posting bail vary by jurisdiction. But a person can generally post bail by: Paying the entire bail amount to the court Giving the court a security interest in real property Contracting with a bail bondsman to post bail fo...