How Much Does A Bail Bond Cost?
|Federal Courts||15% of the bond amount|
|Immigration Bond||20% of the bond amount|
|State Courts||Anywhere between 10% and 15% of the bond amount, depending on the state in which you live|
Sample cost breakdown for a $10,000 bond:
|State Courts||$1,000 to $1,500|
Additional Bail Specifics FAQs
- 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?
- What Is The Purpose Of Bail?
- 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?
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