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At Bull’s Bail Bonds, we are a local bail bond company based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Our goal is to provide a friendly and efficient bail bond process to our customers. We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone involved. We want to help you with our knowledge and experience and provide a fast and friendly service to you. We want to help you get the person you care about out and home as fast as possible. We will give you our price and stand behind it. We offer discounts to military, students, power service and civil service employees. In most cases, we will beat our match our competitor’s price. Don’t be taken advantage of by less reputable bondsmen who charge extra hidden fees.
How Does the Bail Bond Process Work Exactly?
The term ‘bail’ refers to assets that are deposited with or pledged to courts, to facilitate the release of accused criminals temporarily. Typically, this option is given to individuals, who are facing criminal charges that merit imprisonment between the arrest date and the date the case will be heard in court. Once someone has been arrested, bail might be granted to them. Based on the type of crime and jurisdiction, it’s possible for an arrested person to get bail within hours of being incarcerated. This is particularly common for petty crimes, and in circumstances where the judge decides that the probability of a suspect going on the run is extremely small. The precise bail amount can range from a fairly modest figure, to a large sum that most people would find daunting. Happily, in many cases, courts do not have to receive the whole amount, prior to releasing suspects on a temporary basis. This is because of a procedure called bail bonding.
How Bail Bonds Work
Bail bonding is a service that helps arrested people pay the bail that the court sets for them. At some stage following an arrest, a judge will decide whether or not to set bail, depending on various factors. In the event that the judge sets bail that is too costly for the accused to pay by themself, a bail bond agency can offer assistance. The agency can pay the accused’s bail to the court, and the accused will pay part of the bail amount to the agency. Usually, the court will give the agency a refund, once the accused’s case is settled, however the amount received by the agency from the accused is not refundable.
Bail bonds are available in most parts of America round the clock, on every day of the year. People who are released on bonds typically have more opportunities to get ready for their upcoming appearances in court, and provide for their families. Also, bail bonds help to make prisons less crowded and reduce costs, because there are less people to be housed and fed.
After they have been bailed from prison, suspects are normally required to observe certain rules until their case is brought to trial. Much of the time, it is forbidden for suspects to travel outside of the court’s jurisdiction. Sometimes this is permitted, but only with the court’s knowledge and approval. In addition, the court might demand that suspects are electronically monitored, or that law officials visit them periodically throughout the intervening period. Suspects will have to agree to be present at any hearing related to their case. If they fail to adhere to the conditions detailed in their bail arrangements, suspects will lose their money and be sent back to prison immediately.
Occasionally, it is possible for someone to get bail, even after they have been found guilty of a crime and received a sentence. Usually, after a court issues a prison or jail sentence, the defendant has to start the sentence straightaway. For instance, if a judge gives a six year sentence to a defendant, security officers will take him into custody and send him to a detention facility to begin that sentence.
Nonetheless, courts can permit defendants to leave prison on bail following a conviction, if an appeal is filed by the defendant. For instance, if a court gives a six year prison sentence to a defendant, but the defendant appeals against this conviction, the court might give bail to the defendant and permit him to stay out of jail, until his appeal is brought before an appeals court. Similar to other issues concerning bail, state rules determine post sentencing or post conviction bail, and not every state allows it. In the states where it is allowed, the court can normally grant bail at its’ discretion and determine a suitable amount of bail to set.
By and large, America is alone in its’ use of bail bonds to release imprisoned people. The majority of other countries in the world use different techniques to create ethical or monetary incentives for accused people to attend court. Private bail bonds are permitted in virtually all American states, and each state has specific rules governing the fees that bonding agencies charge.