Frisco City Jail Release — Writ Bonds

Criminal Defense Lawyer | DWI, Drug, Theft & Assault Charges

By Collin County Criminal Defense attorney Jeremy Rosenthal

(214) 724-7065  24-hour line

(972) 369-0577  office line

Hearing that a friend or loved one has been arrested for DWI is like seeing your house catch on fire.  Your first question is how to get them out.

Getting out of Frisco or Plano City Jail:

Collin County doesn’t like people arrested for misdemeanors (DWI’s, possession of marijuana, or theft below $1,500) to clog their jails.  There are policies in place to help get those people out of jail as soon as possible.  Those are referred to as “writ bonds” but in actuality are writs of habeas corpus.

Here’s how it works:

When someone is arrested, they see a magistrate judge who sets a bond amount.  When the bond is paid, the person is released.  Normally in Frisco or Plano, you would have to wait until the next morning to…

View original post 473 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: