- Character, reputation, habits and mental condition;
- Employment and financial resources;
- Family ties and the length of his or her residence in the community;
- Criminal record;
- Record or adjudication as a juvenile offender or youthful offender; and
- Record of responding to court appearances.
- The weight of the evidence against the accused in the pending criminal action and the likelihood of conviction; and
- The sentence that may be imposed on conviction.
- Cash bail;
- Insurance company bail bond;
- Secured surety bond;
- Secured appearance bond;
- Partially secured surety bond;
- Partially secured appearance bond;
- Unsecured surety bond; and
- Unsecured appearance bond.
Although the United States Constitution and the New York Constitution do not create the right to Bail, the right to Bail in New York is statutory. Further, the court must grant Bail or Release on own Recognizance (ROR) when the charge is simply a violation or misdemeanor.
Originally Posted by Michael Huerta***
J John Sebastian Attorney Buffalo NY