What is bail?

Answer Americans are guaranteed due process in the judicial system, but that process can take months if you decide to waive your right to a speedy trial. Instead of leaving you lingering in jail during pr... Read More »

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How do bail bonds and bail agencies work?

If you or a loved one is arrested you will need to understand what bail bonds are. If you are going to use the services of a bail bond agency, you also need to understand how they work, and what y... Read More »

What if we don't bail someone out?

If an incarcerated person is not bonded out of jail on a cash, surety or property bond, she typically has to remain in custody, unless the judge gives her other release options. The individual bond... Read More »

How to Bail out a Boat?

Boat travel is a fun and safe way of enjoying the outdoors and getting where you need to go. However, when a boat capsizes or the hull is punctured, water can enter the craft and compromise its saf... Read More »

What are bail bonds?

A bail bond is a written contract signed by an defendant, or a guarantor, who promises to pay a certain amount of money dictated by the court should the accused refuse to appear in court. A bail bo... Read More »