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Facing Charges? Release and Bail Reduction Services

  • Criminal
  • Community Education/Outreach

This is a pre-recorded class that is available 24/7

If you or a loved one face criminal charges in L.A. County, attend this program to learn more about how bail and other pretrial release programs work as California moves toward statewide bail reform. Hear about bail deviation, own recognizance, electronic monitoring, and the bail reform pilot project.

Class covers:
· “Bail deviation” – how to request and receive an exception from the normal bail requirements
· “Own recognizance” release: how to request it, and the process to qualify
· Electronic monitoring
· The Bail Reform Pilot Project, and how the bail system might change in 2021 and beyond
Presented By:
Shadeequa Smith, Los Angeles County Probation, Pretrial Services Bureau