What Is The Purpose Of Bail?
The purpose of bail is to assure the attendance of the defendant, when his or her presence is required in court, whether before or after conviction. Bail is not a means of punishing a defendant, nor should there be a suggestion of revenue to the government.
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Additional Bail Specifics FAQs
- How Much Does A Bail Bond Cost?
- What Is Bail?
- When Talking About Bail, What Do You Mean By The Term Undertaking?
- Must You Always Use A Bail Bondsman?
- What If Someone Believes That The Money To Be Used To Bail Someone Out Is The Product Of Criminal Activity?
- Is Bail A Matter Of Right?
- Is The Public Safety Considered In The Decision To Admit A Defendant To Bail, Or To Deny Bail?
- What Is Considered By The Court In Fixing The Amount Of The Bail?
- Does The Bail Bond Continue Forever, Can You Get It Back?
- What If The Defendant Is Sentenced To Probation?
- What If The Defendant Is Placed In A Diversion Program?
- What If The Defendant Absconds?
- In What Instances Will The Bail Be Forfeited?
- If The Defendant Does Not Appear And The Court Orders A Forfeiture, Can It Be Set Aside If He Later Appears?
- When Can A Court Order A Recommitment?
- If The Defendant Has Absconded, What Must The Bail Fugitive Recovery Person Be Able To Show? Is That Person A Bounty Hunter?
- What If The Underlying Criminal Charge For Which Bail Was Granted Is Dismissed?
- What About Release On One's Own Recognizance?
- When Can Bail Be Increased?
- What Else May Happen When A Defendant Fails To Appear?
- What Is An Immigration Bond?
- What Is A Bail Bond Indemnitor?
- How Does The Bail Process Work?