Q: With multiple charges, if some of the charges are dismissed, are bond conditions exclusive to those charges dropped?
In criminal cases, if a defendant is released on personal bond for multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, and if there are different bond conditions for the felonies versus the misdemeanors, what happens if the felonies get dismissed but the misdemeanors don't? Are the bond conditions which were exclusive to the felonies dropped as well?
What if the felonies are later re-filed? Do the old bond conditions automatically come back?
A: If charges are dismissed and then refiled, it is likely that a new order setting bond conditions will have to be entered. If some charges are dismissed and some are not, whether any bond conditions are still in effect will depend on the cause numbers associated with the bond conditions.
A: I agree with his honor, I answer also to explain how dastardly the State can be on some case, particularly unpopular cases such as sexual assault of a child. They are not all guilty but I had a case where the person had to bond out twice, once after being indicted.
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