Monthly Archives: June 2019

New York State Eliminates Money Bail and Pretrial Detention in Most Cases

In a sweeping reform of current laws Bail and Pretrial Detention will be eliminated in most criminal actions in New York State effective January 1, 2020. Misdemeanors:      With the exception of misdemeanor sex offenses and criminal contempt for violating an order of protection issued in a domestic violence case money bail and pretrial detention…
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