What is a Bond Hearing in North Carolina?
A Bond Hearing is when a North Carolina judge sets the conditions and bond amount, for a defendants pre-trial release. So long as the conditions and bond amount are met, the defendant can be released from jail.
Why do I need an attorney for a bond hearing?
Not hiring an attorney for your bond hearing can be a disadvantage because legal proceedings can be complex, and an attorney possesses the expertise to navigate the intricacies of the process. Attorneys can advocate for your release by presenting a compelling case, considering relevant factors that may influence the court’s decision. Without legal representation, you may struggle to understand and assert your rights effectively during the hearing. An experienced attorney can enhance your chances of a favorable outcome, ensuring that your rights are protected and increasing your ability to present a strong defense.