Paul Gold represents clients in Bail or Bond Reduction Proceedings. When a family member or friend is jail on a bond that you cannot post, call Paul Gold. He will listen to your situation and discuss the possibility of filing a motion to reduce the bond.
The first thing to do is to try to get the person in jail out on bond, and FAST! Paul Gold can help you with that. Bail or a bail bond is a device to get a person released from jail so they don’t have to stay in custody awaiting their court date. Without a bond that can be posted, a person can remain in jail for days, weeks, months, even years before their case is resolved.
After a person is bonded or bailed out of jail, it’s important that your criminal defense lawyer continues to work on the case. Louisville criminal defense lawyer Paul Gold gets to work as soon as you call. He will file appropriate motions to try to gain the release of someone who is in jail. This fast action also helps to get an early start in building a strong defense on his clients’ behalf.
Under Kentucky law, “A defendant shall be released on personal recognizance or upon an unsecured bail bond unless the court determines, in the exercise of its discretion, that such release will not reasonably assure the appearance of the defendant as required.” RCr 4.10
In Kentucky “All persons shall be bailable before conviction, except when death is a possible punishment for the offense or offenses charged and the proof is evident or the presumption is great that the defendant is guilty.” RCr 4.02.
“Excessive bail shall not be required…” -Eighth Amendment