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Debtors Prison?

A hot topic in the criminal justice community revolves around the monetary burden placed on the pretrial housing of accused defendants. The debate on how to handle pretrial defendants occurs at the federal, state, and local levels. 574 more words

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Bail Bonds vs. Loans (A Vast Difference)

“Well, a Bail Bond is sort of like a loan…. Right?”

No. A bail bond is no more a loan than a bicycle is an airplane. 594 more words

Important Bail Bond Terms

Most people do not know even the basics of bail bonds, and may be confused with the laws and rules. The basic terms of bail bonds are explained below to help you understand the bail bonds process. 321 more words

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Get Out of Jail Free Card

In the last post I discussed the purpose for surety bail. For the sake of reiteration, the post can be found prior to this on our Facebook page, surety bail is utilized to hold the surety financially accountable to the state to ensure the defendant appears at all court dates required by the court of competent jurisdiction. 845 more words

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Purpose for Bail

The criminal justice community typically recognizes a bail bond as a means for releasing a defendant from custody pre-trial. This assumption is correct in that a byproduct of posting bail is that the defendant is released from custody. 465 more words

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The Foundations of Bail Bonds

Once in jail, some criminals can get temporary freedom through bail bonds. Bail bonds are basically contractual undertakings between the person posting bail and the bail bond broker. 267 more words