Most people understand what bail is - the money that the court system requires someone who has been arrested to provide in order to secure their release. The amount of bail is determined by a judge, … [Read more...] about Bail Vs. Bond
If someone close to you has been arrested, your first priority will be to figure out when and how they are going to be released. Not everyone who is arrested will be released. There are circumstances … [Read more...] about Get Out of Jail
A report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics that we've cited regularly in past articles points out that roughly half of all pretrial releases occurred within 1 day of arrest, and nearly 75% of such … [Read more...] about Failure to Appear and the Bail Release Process
There's quite a bit of chatter in the bail bonds industry about "1% bail bonds." But what does that really mean? To a casual observer, it may not mean much at all. For someone with a friend, family … [Read more...] about 1% Bail Bonds in Maryland
It's a nightmare situation - you have a spouse, significant other, friend, family, or other loved one in jail and don't know what to do. Unfortunately, the situation is all too common, because these … [Read more...] about Bail Bonds Close to Me
It's really the question that should be at the heart of the issue of whether commercial bail - also called cash bail, "financial release," money bail, bail bonds, and others - is effective. The point … [Read more...] about Does Commercial Bail Reduce Failures to Appear?