What is the purpose of bail?
Bail is used to make sure the defendant will come to court. The seriousness of the offense is only one of the factors the judge considers when setting the amount of bail. The judge also considers the defendant’s employment status, family ties in the community, age, past history of court appearances, and any other factor that may indicate whether or not the defendant is likely to leave the area.

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1. Where is your office?
2. What is a subpoena?
3. What is the purpose of bail?
4. Do I need to get an attorney?
5. What if I move or change my phone number?
6. What if the defendant’s attorney contacts me?
7. What if the defendant, his/her family, or friends contacts me?
8. Will there be a jury at trial?
9. How long do I have to wait at court?
10. Can my case be continued?
11. Will the defendant be in the courtroom?
12. Can I be in the courtroom when my child testifies?
13. What is a plea agreement?
14. What is a victim impact statement?
15. What is restitution?