How long does a person sit in county jail without attachment on a misdemeanor battery charge – family violence?  – Questions and answers on criminal law in Georgia


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How long does someone sit in county jail?

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A: In Georgia, you have a constitutional right to bail for ALL offenses. Point.

No more than 72 hours should elapse before a bond is issued for ALL offenses in GA unless there is a ban for other reasons. That’s a big deal. The bail can be HUGE, but the court MUST set one.

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