The Right To Call A Lawyer When You Have Been Arrested

July 6, 2010 by  
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As soon as people are detained, they have the right to call a lawyer. FThey don’t have to be under arrest; they could be under any form of detention. They have a right to call a lawyer and they have a right to be informed of that right. The police will generally tell the individual […]

What Happens At A Bail Hearing

June 12, 2010 by  
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If the police are opposed to release or are seeking cash bail and some significant conditions such as curfews that can’t be dealt with in an undertaking, then the matter needs to go in front of a Justice of the Peace. The person has the option of doing the bail hearing in front of the […]

The Various Conditions Of Bail

May 13, 2010 by  
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The conditions of bail depend upon the type of offence. For example, for an assault that is domestic in nature (the complainant is a spouse, family member, etc.), you’re very likely to see a condition that the accused not have contact, direct or indirect, with the complainant. Many times you’ll see an area restriction or […]