Bail Bond Certifications?

Answer Bail bondsman, or bail bond agents, are criminal justice professionals who act as a go-between for defendants and the courts system. Defendants provide money or property to agents as a guarantee th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Bail Bond Certifications

Who is liable for a bail bond?

A bail bond is a financial guarantee that a defendant will appear in court. The person who signs for the bond, the indemnitor, pays 10 oercent of the bond to a bonding agency and is liable for the ... Read More »

How much do I pay for a bail bond of $25,000?

What you pay for a bail bond of $25,000 depends on whether your bond is for a state or federal crime. For a federal bond you will pay 15 percent of $25,000 or $3,750. If it is a state bond the paym... Read More »

Who can revoke a bail bond?

If a defendant does not follow the requirements or terms of release written into the bail bond contract, the bondsman can revoke the bail. A judge may also revoke the bond if the defendant fails to... Read More »

What is the purpose of a bail bond?

A bail bond is a contractual agreement between a bail agent and an individual who posts a bond. The contract stipulates that the defendant (the person being released from jail) is obligated to atte... Read More »