Legal Question in Criminal Law in Florida

Arthur Hearing

What is a Arthur Hearing?

Asked on 8/10/04, 3:58 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Adam Frankel Adam Frankel, P.A.

Re: Arthur Hearing

If an individual is arrested for a “non-bondable” offense, such as murder, sexual battery or kidnapping, the law presumes that the individual will remain in jail pending trial.

An individual arrested for a “non-bondable” offense has the right to ask for an Arthur hearing. The purpose of the hearing is for the judge to determine whether the individual should be released pending trial.

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Answered on 8/10/04, 6:27 pm

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