What is a bond?
Bond is allowed in most criminal cases, including felonies. The amount of the bond is set by the Judge. Its purpose is to ensure the Defendant's appearance in court. The judge may also set conditions on the bond that the Defendant must comply. In setting the bond amount, the Judge considers a number of factors, including: the seriousness of the offense; the defendant's prior record; and, the likelihood that the defendant will return to court to answer to the charges.

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1. What is a bond?
2. What is my role as a victim or witness?
3. What if someone threatens me?
4. What is a Subpoena?
5. How many times will I have to appear in Court?
6. Will I be notified of court hearings?
7. What if the defense attorney contacts me?
8. What happens to the defendant if he is found guilty?
9. Can the defendant appeal his conviction?
10. What happens after the defendant is in prison?
11. Are juvenile court proceedings and records confidential?
12. When will my property be returned to me?
13. Will I be reimbursed by the defendant for my loss?
14. Where is the office located?