If the bulk of charges are dropped prior to filing will they re-evaluate bail ?

Facing 7 felony charges (burglary, child neglect, & theft) from the arrest. The prosecutor only filed on one felony burglary charge and a misdemeanor theft. Will they re-evaluate the bail determination now that the charges are filed prior to the scheduled docket sounding? (she was remanded originally)

Asked on August 1, 2012 under Criminal Law, Florida

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, the amount of bail for a peson is determined by the type of criminal charges filed as well as whether the person who has been arrested is a flight risk. The court determines the amount of any bond based upon such criteria.

Less charges is better for the defendant.


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