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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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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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Mistakes to Avoid After Being Arrested

No one wants to think about being arrested. However, lawyers and bail bondsmen in Upper Marlboro will tell you that knowing what to do in this situation is necessary for protecting your future and ...
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The Importance of Posting Bail After Being Arrested

When you get arrested in Upper Marlboro, posting bail is likely to be one of the first things on your mind. In addition to simply getting you out of jail, posting bail matters for a number of other ...
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What Are the Most Important Factors in Setting Bail?

When a loved one is arrested, the aftermath is often confusing and unnerving. One of the first questions many people have is whether they will be able to post bail and get their loved one home. ...
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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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Understanding the U.S. Court System

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a crime, understanding the court system can be extremely important. In addition to making smart decisions about planning a defense, understanding the courts ...
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Finding Bail for a Loved One in Virginia

Finding out that a loved one has been arrested can be very distressing. Fortunately, if you need a bail bond agent in Virginia, Dominion Bail Bonds is here to help. We offer bail bonds in Maryland and ...
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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 Is the Process for Appealing a Bail Decision?

When making a bail decision, factors like the defendant’s financial resources, length of residence in the area, family connections, and criminal history may all be considered. Sometimes, a bail ...
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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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Are You Entitled to the Return of Bail Paid in Cash?

Cash bail involves paying the entire bail amount in cash directly to the court. This is different from a property bond, in which a piece of property is put up as collateral in lieu of cash, or a ...
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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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What Are Your Responsibilities After Signing a Bail Agreement?

After the arrest of a loved one, your only thought may be to get him or her out of jail as quickly as possible. Making a bail bond payment will accomplish this and individuals in the Upper Marlboro ...
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Get the Facts About Appeal Bonds

After a court case is concluded and a judgement passed, a defendant may seek to appeal the case in an attempt to clarify, reduce, or overturn the judgement and any associated penalties. During this ...
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What Happens When a Case Is Sent to Trial?

When an individual is charged with a crime, he is arrested and taken to jail. Posting bail with the help of a bail bond agent in Upper Marlboro is only one step in this legal process—even if the ...
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What is the Purpose of Bail?

After an arrest, a person is arraigned. At this point, the judge may decide to set bail. Bail is a way for a defendant to be temporarily released from custody pending the outcome of his or her case. ...
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Comparing Cash Bail and Surety Bonds

There are three bail bond options for defendants in Upper Marlboro. They include posting a cash bond or a surety bond. A cash bond is perhaps the least widely used because it requires that someone ...
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The Booking and Bond Hearing

After an arrest, a suspect is taken to the local precinct for processing. Processing, which is also known as booking, involves taking the suspect’s fingerprints and photographs, recording ...
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Understanding Withdrawal of Bail

Bail agents in Maryland can help defendants be released from jail pending their trial. However, bail bonds are a privilege, not a right. The court may decide to withdraw bail at any time. Watch this ...
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What Happens If You Skip Bail?

After posting bail in Upper Marlboro, you are expected to attend every mandatory court appearance and meet all of the other conditions of your bail. If you miss even one court appearance or fail to ...
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The Basics of Immigration Bail Bonds

When someone is arrested, a judge may decide to set bail to provide an avenue for the defendant’s temporary release from custody pending the outcome of the case. A similar arrangement is ...
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Your Options for Posting Bail

The first thing most people can think of after getting arrested is getting out of jail as soon as possible. Bail lets accused people return home in exchange for a financial surety that they will ...
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What Factors Does Your Judge Consider When Setting Bail?

As your bail bondsman in Virginia will explain, a judge considers many different factors when it comes to setting your bail. Bail is the amount of money a criminal defendant pays to the court in order ...
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