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If you’re not acquainted with bail, it’s the amount of money that a person must pay in order to be release from jail and be they are summoned to court for hearing and sentencing. It’s analogous to the court holding a check as assurance that the accused will be at the court hearing. If the individual is not able to afford the bail amount, they will not be removed from prison. They will be held until the court appointment.
You have the option to pay for the whole bail amount when you’re in a position to fund it. You will receive the money back regardless of whether you’re found guilty or not.
In most instances the people seek help from bail bond companies to help them post bail for the person being charged. The bond will cost you an amount that is a little less than the bail sum, but you will not be allowed to return it. It is possible that the amount you pay could be forfeited when the defendant doesn’t appear for court appearance or is in violation of the rules.
You can watch the video below to learn more about bail.