You have a right to representation at bail hearings. Make sure you’re well-defended.

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys for Bail Hearings & Review

Your bail hearing is the difference between going home – and staying in jail until your case is heard by the court.

Defend yourself from a year or more in jail with help from JC Law, where we make sure the commissioners and judges consider the whole story before ruling on your case.

How Does Bail Work In Maryland?

Can Everyone Get Bail?

What Happens If Someone Is Denied Bail?

Is Bail Money Returned To The Defendant?

What Can Criminal Defense Lawyers Do At Bail Hearings?

“The judge put a warrant out for my arrest and held me without bail [because] of the prison time I was backing out. My wife went right to Crawford’s office. Right away, he filed a motion to get me a bail review and argue the ‘no bail status.’ Well, at my bail review, he was able to argue to the court and get me released on my own [recognizance].”

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Your Legal Team

James Crawford 5x7 2020-Founding Partner and Senior Litigator

Jim Crawford

Founding Partner & Senior Litigator

Jim believes that the power to change the life of even one client is worth more than any amount of money or prestige. That's why he's spent just about every day of his working career in a Maryland courtroom, giving clients their opportunity for justice.

Mark Sobel 2020-Criminal-Criminal Department Manager and Senior Litigator

Mark Sobel

Criminal Department Manager & Senior Litigator

Originally a lawyer from the Big Apple, Mark and his family relocated to Charm City to represent Marylanders for both criminal and civil matters. Whether it's a traffic-related charge or a serious criminal matter in the District or Circuit Court, you'll want Mark in your corner.

April Jones 2020-Criminal-Paralegal

April Jones


"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished" - Lao Tzu

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During your initial conversation, your consulting attorney will offer suggestions and advice concerning your specific situation and desired outcomes.

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Once you retain James Crawford Law, you’ll have the entire Firm team at your disposal to fight for your side of the story. Our first priority will be the success of your case.

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