The legal terrain of North Carolina is ever-evolving, particularly with regard to criminal charges. One of the latest shifts that has caught the eye of criminal defense lawyers in Durham NC involves the recent modifications to pretrial release protocols and how bond is set.
That new criminal law in North Carolina is known as the Pre-Trial Integrity Act. It goes into effect this week on October 1, 2023, and promises to substantially affect how a bond is set for certain types of criminal charges in Durham and throughout North Carolina.
The Pretrial Integrity Act introduces significant revisions to the bond procedures and dictates who can establish the terms and conditions of release from custody for certain criminal offenses in North Carolina.