What legal rights do bounty hunters have?

The legal rights that bounty hunters have vary from state to state...

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What legal rights do bounty hunters have?

The legal rights that bounty hunters have vary from state to state. When a person agrees to bail, they essentially sign away their constitutional rights. They agree they can be extradited from any state and agree that the bail agent or a bounty hunter he contracts with, can arrest you anywhere.

 

A bounty hunter can enter your residence without permission and doesn’t have to read you your Miranda rights.  

 

Only Kentucky, Illinois and Oregon don’t allow bounty hunters to make bail arrests. Instead they have to get a court order. A warrant will be issued for the local police to make the arrest. However, at that point the bounty hunter can take custody of the arrestee.

 

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