Whats the next step to take after your bond has been denied at a hearing?

Asked on August 13, 2012 under Criminal Law, South Carolina

Answers:

Kevin Bessant / Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you bond has been denied at your arraignment, then you can always file an emergency bond motion or writ of habeaus, or you can attempt to request bond and or a bond reduction at the pre-trial or preliminary examination. You can actually request a bond reduction or bond hearing at any stage of a criminal process so long as the Judge will allow it.


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