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Q: Hi, when on bail and report once a week to police station do you still need to report if you attend court the same day

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA

A: If you are on bail and required to report to a police station once a week, you would generally still be required to attend your scheduled report date even if you also have a court appearance on the same day. This is because the court appearance is a separate requirement from your bail conditions.

However, if your court appearance is related to your bail conditions and the court orders you to report to the police station on a different schedule or exempts you from reporting for that week, then you may be able to modify your reporting requirements accordingly.

It's important to carefully review your bail conditions and any court orders to determine what your reporting obligations are in your specific situation. If you have any questions or concerns, you may want to consult with an attorney or contact the court or police department for guidance.

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