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Facts You Should Know About Bail

If a loved one is arrested, one of the first decisions you will need to make is whether to post bail. Many people don’t really understand how bail bonds work until they are faced with the ...
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How to Verify a Bail Agent

Dominion Bail Bonds is proud to be a member of the ExpertBail Network, a national organization that is committed to maintaining standards of professionalism in the bail industry. Watch this video to ...
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Out of Jail

Bail is a specified amount of money that may be set for defendants, and paying this amount can secure your release from jail. If you or someone you know has been arrested, then keep reading to learn ...
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An Introduction to the Bail Bond Process

Bail bonds provide individuals who are facing legal charges with a way to pay their bail amount if they do not have the necessary funds on hand. If you’re interested in obtaining a bail bond in ...
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What Is a 10% Bail Bond?

A 10% bail bond is an option for certain defendants who are granted it by the courts. This way of posting bail in Upper Marlboro makes it affordable, so that loved ones don’t have to struggle as ...
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FAQs About the Bail Process

Bail is not something most people devote a lot of time to until they are arrested or until someone they love is in jail. From understanding exactly what happens when bail is set to figuring out how to ...
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A Look at Pretrial Hearings in Criminal Cases

In criminal cases, pretrial hearings and motions are extremely important in determining the eventual outcome. After posting bail in Upper Marlboro for a loved one, it is essential for him or her to ...
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What You Should Focus on When Choosing a Bail Bond Agent

When you are posting bail for a loved one, it’s natural to look for a low price, especially since bail can be so expensive. However, when you’re looking for a bail bond agent in Upper ...
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Surety Bonds vs. Property Bonds: Get the Facts

There are multiple ways to post bail for a defendant. When you hire a bail bond agent in Upper Marlboro, he or she will help you post a surety bond, which is the most popular form. However, although ...
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Behind the Myths About Bail Bonds

If you have a loved one who needs to be bailed out of jail, myths about bonds and the bond process can cost you precious time and resources. The best way to get the facts about bail bonds is to ...
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A Look at Maryland's Recent Bail Law Changes

Bail rules are set to change in Maryland this summer, thanks to new legislation that will take effect in July. Watch this video to find out how posting bail in Upper Marlborough will soon be ...
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Breaking Down Bail Bond Terminology

Many people who are posting bail in Upper Marlboro are doing so for the first time and don’t really know how bail bonds work. They are confronted with many different terms that they’ve ...
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A Loved One Has Been Arrested: What Happens Now?

Getting the call that your loved one has been arrested can be scary. You’re worried about his or her well-being, and you’re not sure what happens next or how to get your loved one home. ...
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What to Do if You Think a Loved One May Skip Court After You Post Bail

A bail bond works like an insurance policy, allowing someone who has been arrested and charged with a crime to be released prior to their trial. If you sign for a bail bond, then you play an important ...
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A Guide to Arraignment Hearings

After an arrest, an arraignment hearing is usually the first time the accused will appear in court. It is during this hearing that bail is set. Once the arraignment is complete, the process of posting ...
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A Look at Federal Bonds

If you have been charged with a federal crime, you will receive federal bail, which requires payment with a federal bond. This bond is similar to other bail bond options in Upper Marlboro, but it is ...
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What Are Bounty Hunters?

Bail bonds are financial assurances that a defendant will show up for all of his or her court dates. When the person doesn’t appear in court, the bail bond company, and ultimately the person ...
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Recognizing Your Responsibilities When You Bail Someone Out

Posting bail is a significant commitment and should not be taken lightly. When you post bail for a family member or friend, you assume certain responsibilities that could have serious financial ...
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Bail and Repeat Offenders: What You Need to Know

With a few exceptions based on the type of charges, most first-time defendants are granted bail. For repeat offenders, the situation is different. The courts will consider past criminal history when ...
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A Look at Motion to Revoke Bond Hearings

In some instances, after loved ones go through the process of posting bail with the help of a bail bondsman in Upper Marlboro, the prosecutor may try to revoke the bond. If this occurs, there will be ...
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Should You Represent Yourself at an Arraignment Hearing?

Self-representation is a basic legal right of every criminal defendant. The art of self-representation is often glorified in crime dramas on TV, but in reality, it can have serious consequences. ...
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What Happens if You Are Arrested When Out on Bail?

By posting bail, you are agreeing to certain conditions. You are agreeing to return to court for all scheduled appearances, and you may have to abide by other conditions of bail, such as maintaining ...
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Is Bail a Right?

Posting bail allows defendants accused of criminal offenses to be released from jail pending the resolution of their cases. Bail is routinely granted to most offenders and if an offender cannot afford ...
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Understanding Bail Conditions

If you’re wondering how bail works, then you may have a loved one who has recently been arrested and has asked you to contact a bail bondsman in the Upper Marlboro area. Or, you may have been ...
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What to Do if There Is a Warrant for Your Arrest

After posting bail in Upper Marlboro or the surrounding areas, you will be required to abide by the conditions of your bail bond. If you miss a court date or violate another condition of your bail ...
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