If you’ve been arrested, you may want to pay your bail to get you out of jail. Although paying for bail doesn’t mean you’re now free, it just means you don’t have to wait for your court date in jail. You can be free until your actual sentence is decided. In this video, you will learn how the bail bond system works so that you can have a better understanding of how you can have your freedom even while waiting for your court date.
Different states have different systems in detail, but the overall system is mostly the same. The judge will determine how much your bail will be.
This will be based on how serious the crime is and other factors. It is essentially collateral to ensure you do show up at your court date. A bail bond agency can post your bail on your behalf. You’ll have to pay interest to the agent.