By Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeremy Rosenthal
(214) 724-7065 – 24 hour line
(972) 369-0577 – Office line
Frisco has policies in place to expedite the release from jail for offenses such as misdemeanor thefts. A misdemeanor theft is where the value alleged to be taken is less than $1,500.
If you’ve never gotten anyone out of jail before, then here’s a shotgun course — to get someone out of jail in Texas, you need to pay the bond set for the person. Here’s the problem with most arrests though: there is a lag time between when the cuffs are put on the accused and when the bond is set by a magistrate judge. Sometimes that lag can be as high as 24-hours on misdemeanors. No bond = no release.
Generally theft under $50 (a Class C Misdemeanor) are done at the municipal level and bond is usually…
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