Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky

Q: I took an epo out, hes in jail and they charged him with strangulation 1st, CA taking to trial,Can he b released on HIP?

He has a clean record, but strangulation was after he threw a glass and was bloody,, CA says found probable cause, and going to jury, can he bond out onto hip, and do i have to appear for jury? Sense I'm not pressing charges?

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Most domestic violence offenders are not released to HIP. Bond will be up to the judge. The Commonwealth is prosecuting the case so most decisions will be made by the Commonwealth Attorney.

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