Saint Martinville, LA asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana

Q: A friend of mine was arrested yesterday, in Louisiana. The officer did not read her the Miranda rights.

She was charged with Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault (RS 14:37.7)

As i am aware that this is a felony charge. I have a few concerns, considering she was on Felony probation at the time.

She has not seen a judge yet, but she will be seeing one tomorrow. Earlier, they set a bond of $25,0000.

I am not sure what to think at this point. Will another charge be added when she sees the judge, for violating her felony probation?

Also, if they set a bond, would we have the opportunity to bail her out before she sees a judge? or will she have to see the judge first?

This is what the Jades system has for her:

CODE: [RS14:37.7]



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Andre Robert Belanger
Andre Robert Belanger
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: i do not recommend posting bond for a probationer arrested on a felony since the probation hold will prevent their release and, worse, will prevent them from earning any jail credit on the new arrest.

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