Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Arkansas

Q: My wife got arrested on FTA 8/7/19. Her Attorney admitted that he was at fault. Why would they still have her jailed?

Her attorney told us both on 8/5/19 her next court dates were 9/9/16 & 9/16/19, we were meeting her attorney on Friday the 9th to go over her evidence. The night before the bondsman showed up to arrest her for the FTA. It's kinda confusing, he didn't arrest her, I called her attorney at home and he told bondsman she didn't have court that day. We were told to be in court that next Monday 12th. They arrested her and hit her with $100,000 cash only bond. Her attorney didn't tell the court that he was at fault and that he told her she didn't have court on 7th. After she was arrested I asked him if he was in court on the 7th and he said no. She's still locked up and he's done nothing in trying to get her out. Why should she suffer over him telling us wrong information. Why wouldn't he just tell the court that he was at fault and she was just going off of what he told her?

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: How many times snd how many ways fo you want to ask the same question

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.