In a surety's appeal of an order of forfeiture on a $20,000 bail bond when a defendant failed to appear at a hearing in his criminal case, the trial court's forfeiture order is reversed where the bond was rendered void when, at the end of the defendant's preliminary hearing, the court increased his bail to $100,000 but permitted him to remain out of custody.

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Jun 22, 2022
As a freelancer, you will encounter situations that require mutual agreements with your clients. A business contract can set out expectations for both parties, ensuring there is no ambiguity related to…
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May 03, 2022
Drivers who have been convicted of multiple DUIs in Georgia may have questions about the legal process, especially if they have already had their license suspended or faced jail time. Driving under the…
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Apr 04, 2022
If you have been involved in a Georgia car accident, there are expected and unexpected costs. The former will include vehicle repairs, medical bills and loss of earnings. However, there are several potential…
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Mar 22, 2022
Trucks and other large vehicles are difficult to maneuver due to their size and weight. While truck drivers are expected to achieve higher standards of safety on our roads, other drivers should also give…
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