Guidelines & Criteria

Minimum Requirements

  • 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
  • Must be in jail on a offense committed in Midland County
  • Must be a resident of Midland County or reside within a 50 mile radius
  • Must be willing to appear in court for all scheduled court appearances until the case has been disposed
  • Must not be on parole or probation nor have any previous felony convictions
  • Must provide valid identification

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. Excluded charges include:

  • Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Capital Murder
  • Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children
  • Deadly Assault on Law Enforcement or Corrections Officer, Member or Employee of Board of Pardon and Parols, or Court Participant
  • Indecency with a child
  • Indecency by contact
  • Injury to a Child, Elderly individual or Disabled Individual
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault