This Is What Happens If A Minor Gets Arrested

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Bail is not available for arrested minors. As you’re aware, when an adult is arrested, he or she may be eligible to post bail and be released from court to return home until a court hearing. So, you’re wondering what happens in these scenarios? Here are some of the various options for an arrested minor (determined by the arresting officer):

  1. Return home after a record of the arrest has been made.
  2. Go to an agency that will counsel, shelter, and care for the minor for a period.
  3. Enter voluntary programs like community service.
  4. Go to juvenile hall.

He or she may also need to report to a probation officer, if assigned one, and appear in court if asked. Also, minors hold the same rights Miranda Rights – the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney.

Raising a child is no easy task but we encourage you to do as best you can and recruit any help you feel is necessary so that your child does not slip up and get him or herself arrest – ever.

When you have unanswered questions about bail, talk to a Santa Ana Bail Bonds bail agent. Our knowledgeable bail bondsmen can answer all of your questions about the bail process. When you use us to bail out your loved one, a trained bail agent will be with you for every step of the process. We’ll help you get your loved one back in no time at all.

Feel free to contact Santa Ana Bail Bonds for any questions you may have regarding bail at 714-648-0586.