By Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeremy Rosenthal
(214) 724-7065 – 24 hour number
(972) 369-0577 – Office number
To get someone out of the Plano City Jail for a DUI or DWI arrest a bond needs to be paid to Collin County. The problem is a bond needs to be set by a magistrate before it can be paid. No bond = no release. Plano may not bring the accused before the magistrate until the day following the arrest.
How a Lawyer Can Help:
An attorney assist you in getting a bond set through what is called a “Writ of Habeas Corpus” (sometimes referred to as a “Writ Bond.”). Under local rules, a writ bond filed by an attorney will trigger a cash bond on a misdemeanor DWI (either a 1st or 2nd offense) which can be paid — and the person released immediately (assuming there…
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