What is a Surety Bond for Jail?

What is a Surety Bond for Jail?

Here’s an example. Your second cousin Edward is in town for the holidays and Ed being the enterprising, rabble rousing young man that he is, makes the decision to go to a bar, get into a fight and causes a great bit of damage which leads to his arrest. After...
What is a Misdemeanor?

What is a Misdemeanor?

There are a few key elements used to determine if a crime is determined as a felony or a misdemeanor. Aspects such as the length of incarceration, where the sentence will be served, and the long-term consequences. If you, friend or family member have been charged with...
What is Bail?

What is Bail?

If you have a family member, friend or a loved one that has been arrested they may be held in jail for something called bail. Let’s talk about what is bail, how bail works, and if you need bail, how you are able to get bail. But before you spend any money on bail,...
OWI Defenses

OWI Defenses

Being arrested for the suspicion of an OWI is not a final guilty verdict. There are several OWI defenses that your Lafayette OWI attorney can use to obtain either a dismissal or an acquittal if the case happens to go to trial. At the Law Office of Jesse K. Sanchez, we...