Fast Jail Release in Georgeotown, TX
What Happens After an Arrest in Georgetown, TX?
When you, a loved one, or a close friend have been arrested, it can be
a stressful and confusing time. If you've never dealt with an arrest
before, the experience can be especially scary. Fortunately, the legal
process after an arrest has distinct phases that you can expect to proceed
- First, the individual will be processed (or “booked”) at central booking.
- Then, a police officer will submit a probable cause affidavit, a document
that describes the reason for and details of the arrest.
- Once the affidavit is filed, a judge will review it and set an appropriate
bond amount (if any).
- Within the following 24 hours, the judge will have a meeting with the accused,
after which he or she will be eligible for inmate release, pending payment
of any bail amount.
There is a way to speed up this process, however: if the accused has a
legal representative, the
defense attorney may be able to proactively meet with the judge and discuss the arrest
in place of the standard meeting with the accused. A knowledgeable, experienced
Georgetown criminal defense attorney can help expedite the process, getting
the accused released from jail more quickly than he or she otherwise would
have been. That's where the attorneys at Hines, Ranc, & Holub come in.
Bail and Bail Bonds Explained
Bail is sort of like a security deposit that will ensure that the accused
will appear for all legal proceedings. Once the defendant's trial
is over, the amount of bail will be returned (some states may withhold
a processing fee). If a judge chooses to set bail, this amount will need
to be paid before the accused can be released from jail. If the accused
is “bailed out” of jail, it means that someone (usually a
significant other, family member, or close friend) has paid the bail amount
in full with existing funds.
If the accused is unable to come up with the money to make bail, he or
she may be “bonded out” by paying the amount with a bail bond.
Bail bonds are essentially loans from a bail bonds company that are borrowed
to cover bail. These typically require the borrower to secure the amount
with some kind of collateral (e.g. a house or vehicle).As with other types
of loans, getting a bail bond also typically involves paying a fee to
the bail bonds company that issues it.
Why Hines, Ranc, & Holub Is the Best Choice for Fast Jail Release in
With more than 85 years of combined legal experience, the criminal defense
attorneys at Hines, Ranc, & Holub have the expertise to help Georgetown-area
residents seek fast, 24-hour jail release. Our lawyers specialize in criminal
defense and have decades of experience supporting defendants after arrest.
We are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest caliber of
legal representation, which is why we've earned a 10.0 (“superb”)
rating from legal review site Avvo.
To learn more about how our Georgetown lawyers can help you or a loved
one after an arrest or to
schedule a free initial consultation, contact us via our online form or call (512) 472-6565.