Understand How Bail Bonds Work
How does it work?
Bail bond representatives have predefined arrangement in place with local courts that states they will reimburse the court for any defendant for whom they are responsible that does not show up in court. The bail bond company usually has an agreement in place with a bank or other financial institution in the event they on their clients skips a court and they have to pay the court in the event a defendant does not show.
How much does bail costs?
It all depends. Bail bond agents or bail bondsmen in Dallas usually charge between 10-15% of the total bail. This is how the bond agent gets paid for the transaction and the fee is non-refundable. If bail is substantial amount of money, bail bondsmen can typical secure the bond against other assets of the individual or other people who want to help the accused. Homes are frequently used as assets to secure bail.
What is a bounty hunter?
A bounty hunter is responsible for tracking down an individual who has failed to appear in court and caused the bail bond company to forfeit bail to a court.
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