FAQs about New York State's Bail Reforms

January 15, 2020

A gavel on a pile of one-hundred dollar bills.

On January 1st, new reforms to New York's bail and pre-trial detention systems went into effect. There has been a lot of confusion about what these reforms actually do. A good starting place to understand the changes is this article in City & State magazine.

Below are some FAQs regarding the reforms. If you have any further questions, please feel free to call my office at 212-490-9535.