Tampa, FL asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: After being released on own recognition what criteria do judges follow in order to change release conditions ?

I was released on my own recognizance and now with no violations and no prior history of any felony charges or convictions the judge and my public defender say I am going to jail on Tuesday but I don't understand how a judge can rule differently on my release charges when I had no violations of my release I missed a doctors evaluation appointment and because because I was at the doctors for my heartand the judge ordered pretrial services with Tasc program when I've had no history of drugs or alcohol and the conditions for me to drive there was two hour drive and the drug testing last week was four times I could not make it and don't understand why my public defender didn't say say anything to the judge

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Craig Orent
Craig Orent
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: It is difficult to answer your question without knowing more details and the specifics. The best suggestion is to contact your public defender (insist on speaking to him/her) to exactly what is happening and why.

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