- Jul 21, 2021
DOMESTIC BATTERY UNDER FLORIDA LAW
Bail Bonds News: DOMESTIC BATTERY UNDER FLORIDA LAW Under Florida law, Domestic Violence Battery is defined as any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person without consent, or the intentional causing of bodily harm to another person, when the person struck is a “family or household member.” ‘FAMILY’ OR ‘HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS’ Under Section 741.28, Florida Statutes, the term ‘family or household member’ can include the following: Wives and husbands; Ex-wives a
- Jul 6, 2021
Is a Bail Bond Returned?
What Happens When Someone Is Arrested In Florida? In Florida, after a person is booked into a jail, there may be a bond set by a judge on the arresting papers (called a capias, or warrant). If so, that person is eligible to be released from jail. If someone is arrested without a bond, he or she will probably have to stay in jail overnight and be taken the next day to a hearing called "first appearance," where the judge will: (1) release the person on his or her promise to app