Archive for July 19, 2013
A bail bond is an amount of money or collateral that is placed in return for a defendants release before their court date. Basically, a bail bond is a get out of jail for not so free card. Most defendants are unable to post their own bail due to finances, this is where a bail bond agent comes in. Usually if approved, they will post bail for a defendant after collecting a 10 to 15% fee based on the amount of bail.
Now you may be wondering what happens if the defendant does not show up in court. Bail agents usually have a special type of insurance. If the defendant does not show up in court, this insurance will assure that the bail bond agency does not lose out on that huge chunk of cash they put
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