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What is the difference between being charged and being indicted?
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What is the difference between being charged and being indicted?

Indicted is a term they use in the federal system vs the county system. It’s a slang term they use for federal vs the state.…
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How long do the feds have to indict you?
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How long do the feds have to indict you?

It all depends on the case severety of the case.…
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Can a cosigner of a bond go to jail?
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Can a cosigner of a bond go to jail?

No, however the co-signer is liable for the full amount if the defendant does not pay or decides to run and skip court.…
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Can you revoke a bond and get your money back?
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Can you revoke a bond and get your money back?

No, once a bond is signed and the person has walked out of the jail, the fee to a bondsman is non-refundable. Even if you go back to jail or are found inncoent or get a diversion. The bondsman fee is a service fee for putting the money up for…
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Can police officer grant bail in bailable offence?
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Can police officer grant bail in bailable offence?

No, only the judge can grant bail. Police officers have nothing to do with the decision to grant bail and cannot influence it in any way.…
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Can police refuse bail?
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Can police refuse bail?

No, the officer has nothing to do with the decision from the judge on the bail amount.…
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Can you be indicted without evidence?
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Can you be indicted without evidence?

No, you have to have some type of evidence for them to charge you. Probable cause is enough to charge someone.…
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Can you bail yourself out of jail with a debit card?
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Can you bail yourself out of jail with a debit card?

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No. You can only use cash to bail yourself out of jail. You can hire a bondsman and pay him with a card, or collateral and even set up payment plans but even the bondsman has to put up cash to the court on your behalf.…
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How long does the bond process take?
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How long does the bond process take?

The bond process happens fairly quick, usually 25-45 minutes and the time it takes to get the person released after the signing of the bond, it is usually about 1-4 hours.…
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How long can a bondsman look for you?
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How long can a bondsman look for you?

The bondsman can look for you until the warrant is executed, so it could be days, months and even years. Bounty hunters have a lot of resources at their disposal and are very good at tracking people down.…
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