Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana

Q: My boyfriend is in jail now with violation of a protective order in caddo correctional center and I don't think they set

His bond correctly.. it is 2nd offense with a bond of 25,000 dollars but when the officer arrested him last night we both were told it was a misdemeanor charge.can u help me please

1 Lawyer Answer

A: I do not practice in Louisiana. However, in my experience violation of protection order criminal charges are enhanced offenses that permit a court to set higher bonds and higher penalties on the subsequent charges.

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