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Facts about bail bond laws

Bail bond laws govern the process in which a person is arrested for a crime and their appearance in court. It is always good for the accused to abide by the bail bond laws for the process to go smoothly. Below are a few facts about bail bond laws:

  • Bail bond laws are divided into state and federal, depending on the type of crime committed. Every state has their own bail bond system.
  • There are some bonds that are contingent on behavior, such as cash bonds, property bonds and surety bonds.
  • A bond agent cannot stray from the bail bond fees because the bond schedule is predetermined.
  • According to some bail bond laws, a bond must be raised within a certain period of time.
  • Failure to comply with bail can result in a repeated arrest and could mean incurred charges for the co-signer of the bond.
  • The bail bond fees which could be 10 or 15 percent, is non-refundable even if the bond is fulfilled.
  • A co-signer is responsible for making sure that the accused appears in court, and also responsible for any costs or fees if the accused does not comply.
  • A judge always has the right to deny bail depending on circumstances such as threat to society and likelihood to flee.

Contact Apple bail bonds today

If you or your loved one has been arrested, contact Apple Bail Bonds today. We understands how stressful the arrest of a friend or family member can be. Our professionally trained and experienced staff will work tirelessly to get your loved one released from custody quickly, and at very low rates. We will work with you every step of the way to handle all of the necessary paperwork in a friendly and respectful manner. We are available 24/7 (including weekends!). Call us at 484-268-5663.

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