Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.
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I am sorry to hear about your daughter's situation.
Was a bond hearing held and was your daughter denied bond by the judge?
yes, I am on line
Yes a hearing was held yesterday, and she was denied bond
Was the minor badly hurt?
no. they were taken to the hospital & x-rays were taken and they were fine & release the same day
Does your daughter have any prior criminal record?
yes, something like bad check
Is she a convicted felon?
no, I don't think so...but I'm really not sure.
Were you in court during the bond hearing?
Do you know the reasons why your daughter's bond was denied?
No, she was not able to reach me yesterday because I had to set up a prepaid account for the calls and no I 've not heard from her, which is worrying me.
Was the minor a family member?
they hit her and she hit them back, but with a broom
Well, your daughter is facing from 1 to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 if she is convicted of these charges. Also she might loss her parental rights due to these criminal charges.
How old were the minors and is your daughter their mother?
these children are not her's
they are 12 13 years old
Well, you would need to hire a local criminal defense attorney for your daughter as soon as possible.
they chared her with 2 felonies
This local criminal defense attorney would be able to file a motion to have the bond decision reconsidered.
how do I fine a decent lawyer
A court hearing will be set upon the motion and the judge will decide based on all the facts and evidence of whether your daughter a threat to anyone or a flight risk, if she should be granted a bond.
However if the bond is granted on such charges, it can be as high as $50,000 or more
there is a report from the hospital to show that the children were not injured
You can use these well trusted and reliable attorney information / referral websites to find an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area:
Also, your daughter's medical concerns / needs should be properly addressed in jail, as jails do have medical professionals to help and monitor prisoners.
Does that make sense?
these links are for lawyers in va
yes, it does make sense
you can find an experienced criminal defense lawyer in VA through these links
Do you have any related follow up questions for me?
can the lawyer get the report from the hospital before asking for a bond hearing
thank for your help. will I be able to save this conversation to my email?
Your daughter's local attorney will be able to bring any relevant evidence to support your daughter's motion for a bond reconsideration
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you can do that and copy the chat and save it into your word or notepad
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thank you again and I will