can bail be set for assultt with a deadly weapon

if individual is under the 3 strike rule

Asked on June 14, 2009 under Criminal Law, California


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Bail can be set under the 3 strikes law.  However, if there are 2 previous serious/violent felonies the amount of bail can be set at $1,000,000.

Bail, however, can be denied if the offense charged involves use of a deadly weapon or a threat has been made such that the Defendant's release may result in serious bodily harm to another.

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