Bond Hearings And Conditions Of Release

I am D. Scott Rieth, a Sarasota-Bradenton bond hearing attorney with more than 20 years of experience in Florida state and federal courts. I can protect your rights and pursue more lenient conditions of release.

I can arrange for peaceful negotiations with prosecutors and judges. I can take quick action and begin working on getting you a bond hearing and out of jail.

  • If there is a warrant out for your arrest, I can arrange a peaceful means to turn yourself in. I can even work to set a bond prior to you being served.
  • If a bond is already set, I can meet with the prosecutor, bring witnesses and negotiate for fair and reasonable bond conditions.
  • If you are being held in jail on a criminal charge, your first appearance in court will be the next day to set bond.
  • I can be there immediately for you.

Contact me online or by telephone at 941-404-4192 or 888-352-3179 toll free. I offer free initial consultations, and I am responsive 24/7.

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Judges are required to set bond hearings quickly. If one is not set for the next day, I can get you a hearing as soon as possible.

In Florida, the bail bond is the same as "pretrial release." Your release from jail requires not only a monetary payment, but also certain conditions imposed on you (e.g., no contact with the victim of the crime you have been charged with, no drug or alcohol use, wearing a GPS ankle monitor, etc.)

Who Can Be Released On Bond In Florida?

If you have been charged with a capital crime, or if you have violated your probation, you will not be eligible for release. I work with many prior offenders. You can still be released on bond if you have been convicted of a crime before.

The bond hearing judge will consider your ties to the community and the likelihood that you may flee if you are released from jail. In certain circumstances involving nonviolent or less serious crimes, the judge may release you without a bail requirement — also known as release on your own recognizance (ROR).

Speak with me immediately about representation at your bond hearing. You only get one bond hearing and one shot at modifying your bail and the terms of bond. I can help you present a strong case for willingness to appear for your scheduled court date while negotiating for the most favorable release conditions possible.

Call D. Scott Rieth | Sarasota Bail Bond Lawyer

Contact me today to schedule a free and confidential initial consultation at 941-404-4192 or 888-352-3179 toll free.