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Skip Navigation LinksMidland County > Departments > Pretrial Bonding > Guidelines and Criteria
Minimum Requirements        
  • Must be a resident of Midland County or reside within a 50-mile radius.
  • Must be in jail on a offense committed in Midland County
  • Must provide valid identification
  • Must not be on parole or probation nor have any previous felony convictions
  • Must be willing to appear in court for all scheduled court appearances until the case has been disposed
  • Defendants who are charged with first degree felonies or who have a history of bond forfeitures are excluded from consideration unless ordered by a judge.
Excluded Charges
Midland County Pretrial Services is unable to write personal bonds for certain criminal offenses.
All personal bond releases are approved by a County Judge or a District Judge.
  • Capital Murder
  • Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Deadly Assault on Law Enforcement or Corrections Officer, Member or Employee of Board of Pardon and Parols, or Court Participant
  • Injury to a Child, Elderly indivdual or Disabled Induvidual
  • Aggrevated Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children
  • Indecency with a child
  • Sexual Assault
  • Assault
  • Robbery
  • Indeceney by contact