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How Do Bail Bonds Work in Texas?

In Texas, the process of bail bonding is different in every county. The definition of bail is the procedure by which courts will allow someone accused of a crime to leave jail while they wait for their trial date. In other words, it is a payment given to the court to allow someone out of jail temporarily until the trial begins. This amount should help guarantee that you will be in court on that set…
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Should I Use a Bail Bondsman to Get Me Out of Jail?

An NBC News report may make people think twice before using a bail bondsman to get them out of jail. In the report, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claims the bail-bond system is undermining justice and taking advantage of the poor. Per the NBC News piece, the bail bond industry brings in around $14 billion a year. The ACLU alleges that the bail bond industry’s profits are tied to keeping poor offenders in debt…
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How Do Bail Bonds and Other Release Options Work in Texas?

You’ve seen the billboards and the TV ads, but until you find yourself facing incarceration for crimes you are accused of, you probably don’t know the specifics of how bail bonds and other release options work. There are three basic release options after booking. Release Options Cash bail. This means that you give the court or jail the amount of cash you are being held for. This option is attractive for the court/jail because cash…
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