Does Being on Pretrial House Arrest Count Towards Jail Time Credit?

This is a question that I am commonly asked.  Consider the following hypothetical scenarios:

Brett is arrested for a criminal offense and booked into the county jail.  Within the time period set by statute, the court holds a hearing and sets bail (an amount of money which Brett must pay to be released from jail and secure his appearance at any future hearings in the case).

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Jon Horwitz is an experienced criminal defense lawyer dedicated to helping people charged of a crime. He is dedicated to providing honest, straightforward advice and advocacy in order to get the best possible result for each client. Jon currently lives in Centerville with his wife and two children. He coaches basketball through the Centerville Hustle organization and is a former soccer coach. He continues to play soccer and is an avid fan of the sport.

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