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Can someone with a criminal background ask for a bail reduction?

My boyfriend has a criminal background from long ago. His bail amount is too high. Can he still ask for a bail reduction?

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    Jeffery M. Navarro | Jeffery M. Navarro, Attorney at Law
    211 2ND Ave. N.
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-3706
    Yes. He is entitled to reasonable bail.
    Answer Applies to: Mississippi - Replied: 12/19/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    He can ask, but depending on the circumstances and charges of his new crime, it may not be granted. If will be up to the judge to decide.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 12/18/2013
    Jeff Yeh | Law Office of Jeff Yeh
    3810 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1110
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    (213) 446-2495
    Anyone can ask for a bail reduction. The question is, will the request succeed? Without a good lawyer, the chances are slim to none.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 12/18/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    Yes anyone can ask for a bail reduction. The worst is that they will say no. If he does not ask then he will never get it.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 12/18/2013
    Steve Freeborn | Freeborn Law Offices, P.S.
    33400 9th Avenue S. Suite 208
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 838-4477
    He can ask you one, but whether or not his request is granted, is up to the judge.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 12/18/2013
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