Maggie graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in communication and writing. In her spare time, she loves to dance, read, and bake. She also enjoys traveling and scouting out new brunch locations.

How Long Can You Legally Be Held in Jail Without Bail?

A person cannot be kept indefinitely in the United States without bail being set or a hearing being conducted. How long may an individual be kept without a bond? You are entitled to a bail hearing within 24 hours in most states. In other areas, however, you may be required to wait up to 72