A bail bond is a financial arrangement between the defendant, a bail bondsman (or bail bond agency), and the court. When an individual is arrested, they are taken into custody and held in jail until their court date. However, the legal system recognizes that individuals are innocent until proven guilty, and as such, provides an opportunity for temporary release through bail.
Arrest and Booking
When someone is arrested, they go through the booking process, which includes recording personal information, taking fingerprints, and capturing a mugshot.
After the arrest, a judge determines the bail amount based on various factors such as the severity of the charges, the defendant’s criminal history, and flight risk. Bail is essentially a financial guarantee that the defendant will appear in court as required.
Contacting a Bail Bondsman
Posting bail in cash can be financially challenging. This is where a bail bondsman comes in. A Aabbott & Catch Bail Bonds will step in and provide a bail bond, which is a promise to the court that the full bail amount will be paid if the defendant fails to appear.
Paying the Premium
The defendant or their loved ones pay a percentage of the total bail amount (usually 10% in Florida) as a non-refundable premium to the bail bondsman. This is the fee for the service provided.
Release from Custody
Once the premium is paid, A Aabbott & Catch Bail Bonds will post the full bail amount, and the defendant will be released from custody. It is crucial for the defendant to attend all court hearings to avoid further legal consequences.
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For more information on bail bonds or to seek our assistance, contact A Aabbott & Catch Bail Bonds at (954) 463-6363 or visit our location at 1101 S Andrews Ave in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316. We are here to help you navigate the legal process and secure the freedom you deserve.
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