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When Can a Judge Raise Bail?

Many people think that once bail is set, it can’t change, but this isn’t true. You can even post bail, head home, and then be notified by your bail bond agent that the judge has increased your bail amount. This new amount will need to be settled, or you could be sent back to jail. […]

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How to Post Bail

Just found out a friend or loved one ended up in jail? Did they call you for help? If you’re considering helping that person post bail so they can await their court dates outside the confines of jail, this blog is for you. While posting bail might seem simple enough, there’s more to the process […]

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What Is an Indemnitor?

Have you suddenly found yourself needing to bail a friend or loved one out of jail? Then there are a few bail-related terms you’re likely unfamiliar with if you’ve never needed to get a bail bond before. One of these terms, indemnitor, refers specifically to the individual who’s signing for the bail bond. Is that […]

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Helpful Tips When Posting Bail

Being arrested has more consequences than just the potential loss of freedom. There are financials to consider, too. For instance, if the judge allows for bail, you’ll need to pay for a bail bond to secure your freedom. The bail process can be confusing to those new to the experience. Let’s shine a light on […]

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The Movement to Release Those Who Cannot Afford Jail

Bail has become a focal point in the fight to transform the criminal justice system as well as the pretrial system, and there are several good reasons why. More Americans Experience Jails Than Prisons The difference is that jails typically hold people in the days leading to their trials, or for sentences less than one […]

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