Q: How long does a person sit in the county jail without bond on a misdemeanor battery - family violence charge?
In Georgia, you have a constitutional right to a bond on ALL misdemeanors. Full Stop.
No more than 72 hours should pass before a bond is set on ALL misdemeanors in GA, unless there is a hold for other reasons. This is a big deal. The bond can be HUGE, but the court MUST set one.
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