What is Bail?
When you are released on bail, you are released from custody pending the outcome of the trial on condition that you post a certain amount of money to ensure that you will appear. However, there are other conditions of your release on bail, including the condition that you not commit any criminal offense while on release.
When Can It Be Revoked?
If you are charged with a criminal offense while you are at the same time free on bail in another case, you can be held without the right to be bailed out for up to ninety days. Being held for ninety days is not a foregone conclusion though and it can be fought. If you have been arrested or summonsed on a new case while you are out on bail it is of the utmost importance that you consult an attorney immediately.
If you or someone you know is facing new charges while out on bail on another case, contact me immediately.