Harris County Felony Bail Bond Schedule


I often get calls regarding from individuals inquiring about bail bonds. In Harris County in both Felony District Courts and Misdemeanor County Criminal Courts at Law a Bail Bond Schedule has been established. Harris County District Courts  have jurisdiction over all felony offenses. The bond schedule for these offenses is as follow:

District Court Bail Schedule

 

Offense                                                                 Bail

 

All capital felonies……………………………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

All murders not particularly specified below…………………………………………………………….     $50,000.00

 

All first degree felonies not particularly specified below………………………………………….     $20,000.00

 

All second degree felonies not particularly specified below…………………………………….     $10,000.00

 

All felony DWI’s not particularly specified below……………………………………………………     $10,000.00

 

All third degree felonies not particularly specified below…………………………………………     $ 5,000.00

 

All fourth degree (State Jail) felonies not particularly specified below……………………..     $ 2,000.00

 

Repeat Offenders

 

Habitual……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

First degree felony with previous conviction…………………………………………………………..     $30,000.00

 

Second degree felony with previous conviction………………………………………………………     $20,000.00

 

Felony DWI with previous felony DWI conviction………………………… Double bond amount for each

                                                                                                                   previous felony DWI conviction.

 

Third degree felony with previous conviction………………………………………………………….     $10,000.00

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony with previous conviction………………………………………     $ 5,000.00

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony with more than one previous conviction……………….     $15,000.00

 

Defendant on Bail for any Felony Charge with:

 

First degree felony……………………………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

Second degree felony………………………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

Third degree felony………………………………………………………………………………………………….     No Bond

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

Particular Situations

 

Multiple Counts……………………………………………………………………….                 Separate standard bail for

                                                                                                                      each offense in the transaction.

 

Person on felony probation for any grade of felony…………………………………………………     No Bond

 

Any 3g offense or where deadly weapon alleged…………………………………………………….     $30,000.00

 

Person with deportation history or undocumented presence in United States…………     $35,000.00

 

Motion to Revoke Probation……………………………………………………………………………………     No Bond

 

Motion to Adjudicate Guilt………………………………………………………………….. At the Judge’s Discretion

 

Large quantities of controlled substance or                                                        Double the value of

               large quantities of stolen property…………………………………………….     the controlled sub-

                                                                                                                                    stance or property.

 

If you have a question about a bond or have any other criminal law question and are in need of a Houston Criminal Defense Attorney call Texas Board Certified Attorney Mario Madrid at 713-877-9400.

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