In this video, you will learn about bail bonding companies. The bail process can be hard to understand. However, it is a good idea to have some understanding about it so that if you or someone you know finds themselves in a position where they need to be bailed out, you have some background knowledge. If someone gets arrested, guilty or not, they are brought to the holding center. They may wait in jail until your court date when you can talk to the judge.
The judge may choose to set bail based on your flight risk, type of crime, and public safety. Bail bond rates vary from state to state. If you cannot afford your bail, consider hiring a bail bond company. Certain companies will charge different rates. You can attempt to shop around for different bail agents. Most bail agents will respond 24/7. This is because they know that people can be arrested at all hours of the day. When bail has been posted, this does not mean the person is off the hook. They still have to report back for their court date. They just get to freely walk the streets until then.