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How an Experienced Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer Prepares a Bail Hearing

One of the first steps in any criminal trial is the bail hearing. This step is crucial, as it determines whether or not you can afford to be out on bail before your trial. An experienced Sacramento criminal defense attorney knows that during this step, the judge and the prosecutor do not know much about you, so his preparation will be crucial in getting the results you need.

The judge will set your bail based on the seriousness of your charge, your criminal record (if you have one), whether or not you’ve failed to appear in court before, whether or not you’ve violated parole before, and if there are any other charges against you. The court’s computer will usually have all of this information on you.

However, misunderstandings can still occur, and your criminal defense attorney will work to anticipate and prevent misunderstandings before they occur. This involves gathering all the information that supports a more lenient bail amount. That way, even if they are errors, your attorney can prevent your bail from being unfairly raised.

Your attorney may also diminish any factors that might raise your bail amount. For example, if one of your previous charges was shown to be completely unfounded, your attorney can prevent it from affecting your bail.

As you can see, having an experienced Sacramento criminal defense lawyer on your side can pay off extremely early in the criminal defense process. Call today for an initial consultation with Sacramento criminal defense attorney Param Pabla.

Client Reviews
“Mr. Pabla represented me with my DUI case. He has excellent communication skills and always kept me informed. Mr. Pabla made sure I understood the process and my rights. He eased my mind through a very stressful situation. I highly recommend Mr. Pabla.” Gurpreet
“I am so happy with the service that I received from Param S. Pabla. Jarrett did a great job solving my legal issue and I can’t recommend him enough! He was able to do everything quickly, painlessly, and was ALWAYS available to talk when I needed him. If I ever need help again, I will definitely use him!" Boris
“Param was excellent in my court case of failure to stop at a stop sign. The officer could not see clearly because he was too far away. The officer insisted he could and said he had video but could not produce it at the trial. The officer then asked if he could suspend the trial to go get the video but the judge said he should have had plenty of time to get the video ready beforehand. Needless to say, the judge ruled in my favor and dismissed the case which enraged the officer. Pabla Param’s defense and cross examination skills were excellent and paramount in having the case dismissed. Highly recommended.” T.C.
“My husband and I needed to update everything -family trust, will, medical stuff. Param was really patient -answering all my questions -even when I asked them twice. He wanted to be sure I understood everything we were doing. All docs were sent to us so we could go through them on our own time before anything was finalized. I also liked when we were looking at medical stuff that he had a conversation with me about what I wanted and pointed out some things I didn’t think of.” Debbie