How to Get a Bond Reduction

If a defendant cannot make bail, he may want to seek a bond reduction. How to get a bond reduction in most states starts with a motion that includes the bail amount, the charges, and why a defendant cannot pay the current bond. After the court receives evidence and information from the defendant and the prosecution, the court will balance several factors to decide whether or not to grant a bond reduction motion. For more legal help with getting a bond reduction, use the free tool below.

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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UPDATED: Jul 15, 2021

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