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ON DEMAND VIDEO: Facing Charges? Release and Bail Reduction Services

  • Criminal
  • Community Education/Outreach

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:
Los Angeles County Probation, Pretrial Services Bureau (

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LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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