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What is the process of getting bailed out of jail?

What is the process of getting bailed out of jail?

Bail Bond

The process of getting bailed out of jail is as follows:

  • When you are arrested, you will be taken to the police station and booked.
  • In the jail, some processes such as fingerprinting, searching the national crime database,and processing the arrested are completed.
  • You will be offered the option to pay bail.
  • If you are not offered a chance to pay bail, you must wait in jail or a holding cell till the court hearing.
  • If the court hearing does not occur within 48 hours, you will be given a bail hearing.
  • The judge may allow release without bail and you may be allowed to pay bail at that time or at a later time.
  • Arrange to pay bail.You can contact a friend or relative or a bail bondsman to pay your bail and arrange for your release.
  • Bail Bonds

    1. What is a bail bond?

    2. How does a bail bond work?

    3. How can I get a bail bond?

    4. Can my bail be decreased or increased?

    5. If I am arrested, how long will it take for me to get booked, processed and ready for a bail agent to post my bond?

    6. How long is a person accountable to the bail agent?

    7. Can the bail agent arrest me and put me back in jail?

    8. What should I put up for collateral?

    9. When will I get my collateral back?

    10. What does "bail exoneration" mean?

    11. What do bondsmen do?

    12. Is a defendant allowed to leave the state or the country while on bond?

    13. What if the defendant is rearrested when out of jail on a bond?

    14. What does it mean if a defendant's bond is forfeited?

    15. What does collateral on a bond mean?

    16. If I co-sign a bail bond, what am I agreeing to?

    17. How is the bail amount decided?

    18. Will I get my bail money back after the case is over?

    19. What if the defendant does not show up in court after I have posted the bail?

    20. How long will it take to get a person out of jail?

    21. How long does a bail bond last?

    22. What is co-signing?

    23. What is the process of getting bailed out of jail?

    24. What are the traits a good bail bond agent must possess?

    25. When does forfeiture take place?

    26. How long is a bail bond good for?

    27. What are the bail bond charges and fees in Pennsylvania?

    28. My friend has been arrested and needs a bail bondsman to get him out of jail. What are his different bond options?

    29. How Does a Judge Determine Bail Amounts?

    30. What are the benefits of hiring a bail bond agent?

    31. What types of bail conditions does a court impose before releasing a person on bail?

    32. What are some of the things I should be aware of before cosigning a bail bond contractual agreement?

    33. How can I speed up the bail bond process?

    34. What are some mistakes to avoid after being arrested?

    35. What are the different kinds of immigration bond?