Differences in Bail Bonds

16410512-a-man-is-arrested-and-handcuffed-before-being-transported-to-jailThere a several types of bonds available depending on the severity of the crime committed. In some cases, the person arrested will not have to pay bail in order to be released. Instead, the accused will have to sign an agreement to show up at a scheduled court appearance. This is considered personal recognizance.

Judges will determine what type of bail is required based on the crime committed. Recognizance bonds are typically only assigned to those that a judge deems as a non-flight risk and is not a threat to the public. There are times when the accused will not have a judge decide on which bail they will receive. This happens when the person is released at the time of arrest. The law enforcement who made the arrest can decide whether the accused may be released immediately with a citation for a court appearance.

Those who committed a felony or violent crime will have a cash bail bond set. Cash bails bonds requires the accused to pay the cash amount in full in order to be released. When the full amount cannot be paid, surety bonds are available. This is where a bail bondsman comes in. They take responsibility of the bail amount if the accused skips their court date. It allows the accused to be released from jail until the set court appearance.

If you are a loved one is in need of bail assistance in the Detriot, MI area, contact All American Bail Bond Agency. We are here 24/7 in order to assist with the bail process and get you out of jail fast. Call us now at (855) 264-2245 for more information.