Bail and Bonds

What Happens if You Bond Someone Out and That Person Flees?

In the chaos of an arrest it is easy to get caught up in the moment and race to bail someone out of jail. Bonding someone out is not hard to do, but if that person doesn’t show up in court when ordered to do so, your life could become very difficult. Be sure you know this person will show up in court if you provide the bail.

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How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who’s been arrested.

What is a Bond?

A bond is an amount of money a judge sets to ensure that a defendant will appear in court. In… Read more

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What Is An Immigration Delivery Bond?

Living in America illegally is not typically a criminal offense. If someone you know is being detained by Immigrant Customs and Enforcement (ICE) simply due to being in the USA illegally, he or she might be able to secure an Immigration Delivery Bond, also called Form I-352.

An Immigration Delivery Bond is a bond that promises the following: If ICE investigates and finds that someone is here illegally, that… Read more

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Bail Bonds: How do I get my name off my boyfriend’s jail bond?

You bailed him out but he made you mad and now you want off the bond. It’s possible but there are no guarantees.

Reason for request: If he is violating conditions of his bond or threatening to go on the run instead of to court, getting off the bond is a good idea. If it’s for a less serious reason, consider the possible results before taking action.

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