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What Is The Purpose Of A Bail Bond?

A bail bond is made to allow a person to be released from jail and to guarantee that the person who is being released will show up for court. A bail bond is essentially like an insurance policy from the court system to ensure that a person will be able…
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What Happens If You Bail Someone Out And They Go Back To Jail?

Bailing someone out is an agreement for them to make the trial dates from their first alleged charges, there is not any type of penalties for re-arrest as it won’t be connected to the bond. As long as a person is able to continue making their court dates, they will…
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How Much Is A $1,000 Bail Bond
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How Much Is A $1,000 Bail Bond?

A $1,000 bail bond paid at a bail bonds company will cost $100. This is often the base fee for posting bail on the lowest amount. Bonds that will not net the bail bonds company at least $100 in interest will often earn a minimum payment of $100 or 10%…
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What Happens To Bail Money If Charges Are Dropped?

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If your charges are dropped and you paid a bail bondsman a 10% fee for posting the full amount of bail for you, then you do not get that 10% fee returned. The bondsman fee is a service for on an agreement that you will be able to get out…
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can a bail bondsman carry a gun
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Can A Bail Bondsman Carry A Gun?

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A bail bondsman can carry a gun as can a bail enforcement agent. A revolver or firearm is permitted for use while operating one of these businesses due to the risks involved. Carrying a gun as a bail official is much more popular for bail bonds officials that also specialize…
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Co-sign For A Bail Bond
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What Happens If I Co-sign For A Bail Bond?

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When co-signing for bail you volunteer to be responsible if the person that you are bailing out fails to meet their court date. Commonly called a “skip” by bail bonds companies.  Co-signing works to limit risk on the part of the bail bonds company. The process of co-signing ensures that…
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How Much is Bail For Simple Assault
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How Much is Bail For Simple Assault?

How Much is Bail For Simple Assault? Average bail amounts for misdemeanor crimes can range from $500 (in states like New Mexico and Oklahoma) to $10,000 for battery against a spouse or another person.  However, the amount of the bail depends on the crime committed, previous criminal history, severity and…
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Can You Go to Jail for Failure to Appear in Court?

Can You Go to Jail for Failure to Appear in Court? Depending on the charges against you, you may be ordered to appear in court repeatedly during a criminal case. If you fail to appear as ordered, you have violated the court order. Failure to appear in court has consequences,…
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What Happens if You Violate Bail Conditions
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What Happens if You Violate Bail Conditions?

What Happens If You Violate Bail Conditions? If you violate bail conditions in any way, e.g. fail to show up in court, commit another crime and get arrested again, your bail will be revoked and you will most likely be taken into custody after a bounty hunter finds you, you…
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What Is A Bond Date In Court
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What Is A Bond Date In Court?

A bond date is usually the closing date of the bond. It is the date in which the bond was issued and delivered. It is also the date when the exchange of the bond for the cash or property takes place. It is typically the purchase of the bond by…
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