Criminal Bail in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Criminal Bail in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Bail Bonds in Louisiana are set by the Court at an amount deemed sufficient to secure the defendant’s appearance and the safety of the public. There are a limited number of instances in which bail is not granted.

Factors considered in setting bail include:

    •  Seriousness of the charge
    • Evidence against the defendant
    • Evidence against the defendant
    • Evidence against the defendant
    • Defendant’s record
    • Ability to post bail
    • Danger to others if released
    • Voluntary drug testing
    • Evidence of drugs in system when arrested
    • Whether defendant was on bail for another charge when arrested
    • Type of bail required

      Types of Bail:
    • Commercial Surety (bondsman)
    • Secured Personal Surety
    • Unsecured Personal Surety
    • Own Recognizance
    • Cash Deposit

If you or someone you know is arrested, call me. I can help in getting a bond set, locating a responsible bondsman and if necessary, request a bond reduction. I can help to get him out. I can also keep him out. This is what I do.

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