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How can you post bail in texas then if grand jury indicts

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How can you post bail in texas then if grand jury indicts you they can give you a higher bond...which you will be sent too jail twice for one crime
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.


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Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.

Bail can always be reviewed and adjusted upwards or downwards based on a change of circumstances having to do with the case. So if bail was set in a reasonable amount based because the judge felt it was unlikely to be indicted, for example, but the state indicted, the change of circumstance against the defendant could properly allow a judge to raise bail.

The converse is true too. A failure to indict could be grounds for a defense attorney to ask for lower bail.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.

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