DUI Criminal Defense Attorney Lawyer in St. George Utah – What To Do When Stopped For A DUI

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How to Stay Out of Jail or Get Out of Jail?

Once you’ve been cited or arrested for DUI in St. George Utah, your first order of business is to stay out of jail or get out of jail.

Most individuals arrested for DUI have little or no criminal history.  Typically these individuals are required only to sign a promise to appear in court.  This procedure is known as being released on your own recognizance because you are being released on a personal promise to appear in court and do not have to post bail.

In more serious criminal cases and for DUI arrestees with significant criminal histories, posting bail is the usual way to get out of jail before your court arraignment date.  Bail can be posted in cash or through a bail bondsman who will charge a 10% premium.  If  cannot afford to post bail and are in custody at your arraignment, you can still ask the judge for a release on your own recognizance or alternatively for a more affordable bail amount.