Austin Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler
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In Travis County, an attorney can assist an individual that is being held in custody in the Travis County Jail on criminal charges with obtaining a jail release. Austin Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler can assist with a jail release or with posting bail in Travis County, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Travis County Jail Release Lawyer Jason Trumpler does not assist with a jail release, however, unless he is hired on the underlying charge. This means if an individual is being held in the Travis County Jail on an Austin driving while intoxicated arrest, he will only assist with the jail release if he is hired to represent the individual on the underlying driving while intoxicated charge. Assisting with the jail release is covered as part of the overall legal fees. The amount paid at the time of the jail release will be considered a down payment on the overall legal fees for the underlying charge, and Austin Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler will begin to immediately work on assisting with getting you or your loved one released from jail.
How Can an Attorney Assist with a Jail Release or Posting Bond in Travis County?
One advantage to hiring an attorney to assist with a jail release is that Travis County Jail Release Lawyer Jason Trumpler can save you or your loved one a tremendous amount of time. Austin Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler can meet with the inmate and interview the inmate anytime. This means he can meet with the inmate even when the pretrial services office is closed. Travis County Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler can meet with the inmate in booking while pretrial services is closed, interview the inmate, prepare the bond, and present the bond to pretrial services for a background check right when pretrial services opens in the morning. After the background check is complete, Austin Bail Bond Attorney Jason Trumpler can meet with the magistrate in order to get the magistrate to sign the bond. Once the bond is signed, the inmate will then be set for out processing for release at the jail.
The ordinary process for a personal bond requires the inmate to wait to be interviewed by pretrial services. These interviews will usually occur after pretrial services arrives in the office in the morning. After all of the interviews occur and the background checks are completed, the bonds will be presented to the judge with a recommendation as to whether the judge should sign or not sign the bond. This process is usually not completed until the afternoon the day following the arrest. If you choose not to hire an attorney to assist with a jail release, the inmate will be stuck sitting in jail for several hours longer than someone who hired an attorney to assist with a release.
It should be noted that even if a personal bond is initially rejected by a judge based upon the recommendation of pretrial services, Austin Jail Release Lawyer Jason Trumpler can often persuade the magistrate to sign the bond since he has now been hired to represent the inmate on the underlying charge and can advocate on behalf of the inmate. Hiring a lawyer shows the magistrate that the inmate is serious about handling the underlying charge and is more likely to show up to his or her required court dates. Moreover, Austin Jail Release Attorney Jason Trumpler can lay out positive facts about the inmate that can persuade the magistrate that the inmate does not pose a serious risk to public safety if he or she is released on a personal bond.