Stuck In Jail?
Should the defendant adjust to bond conditions, the bond agent will return the collateral or release the lien created by the security agreement upon the conclusion of the case. However, the bond agent’s charge (the ten% to fifteen% of the entire bail amount) isn’t returned irrespective of the outcome.
While awaiting his or her day in court, the individual will be held in jail until he or she is launched on bail. Courts sometimes grant bond agents a grace period after a defendant violates bail phrases. If the agent can return the defendant to court inside that grace interval, the court often will not require the agent to pay the complete bail amount. When a defendant uses a bail bond agent to submit bail, the defendant should pay the bondsman’s fee, and may also have to hand over collateral or signal a security settlement.
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