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Bail Bonds: How it works

Bail Bonds: How it works

Bail Bonds: How it works

An individual has been arrested, bail has been set, now comes the time to try and get the accused out of jail. Bail is usually set at an amount the individual would be discouraged from forfeiting by running away or breaking the terms on which the bail was set at, therefore people might find it difficult to come up with the funds needed to urgently get their loved ones out of jail as quickly as possible.

The bail bonds service fills this gap. Quite a lot of them are located around jail houses just to cash in this opportunity. While the bail bonds service is for profit in most states of America, however, Oregon is one of the four states in the United States of America that have banned the process of commercial bail bonding. Hence citizens in the state of Oregon are less likely to fall into the hands of services that prey on the desperation of people to get their loved ones out of jail.

Apart from the bail bonds agencies that can be found near jail houses, one can search telephone directories to locate other services or individuals can even check the Internet for a bail bonds agency of their choice. After locating a bail bonds agency in Orlando, the next step is to provide the agency which all the necessary information of the accused and this usually includes things like the full name of the individual to be bailed, the location of the jail they are held in, their jail booking number, the amount bail has been set at, the crime the individual is accused of, the collateral you can offer, then some history pertaining to the character of the accused.

All these information is aimed at posting bail on behalf of the accused and gauging the risk the individual poses. Once the paper work has been sorted the agency would go to the jail and arrange for bail to be posted thereby securing the release of the accused individual.
This is not the end of the process though. While the freedom of the accused has been secured, he has to abide by the bail conditions which would usually stipulates that the accused attend all their court hearings, they shouldn't leave the country or the county and other details they must abide by.

Most agencies charge ten percent of the bail as their commission and the bail bond serves its purpose at the end of the judicial process when the accused is either convicted or acquainted.
Whatever the outcome the bail is released to the person or agency that posted the bail.
Once any of the bail conditions is broken then the bail is confiscated. This outcome leads to the bail bonds agency in Orlando trying to recoup the bail by making use of the collateral provided. They also employ the help of bounty hunters to track down individuals that flee the terms of their bail. If all goes according to plan though, the only cost incurred is the ten percent fee of the bail bonds agency.