Using Real Property to Post Bail? You’ll Need Double

The posting of bail became very interesting recently with the case of Tiffany Li, the real-estate heiress charged with murder who was released from jail after posting an “unprecedented” $35 million in bail. How did she do it? By using a huge amount in real property equity. Continue reading

What to Expect at an Arraignment

We hear about arraignments in the context of celebrity arrests all the time. Maybe we have some vague idea of what it is from law school criminal procedure class. But as many attorneys venture outside their usual practice areas in search of work, it’s a good time to bone up on arraignments. Continue reading

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