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 used in federal court in response to a ruling by a federal judge. Watch this video to learn more.

Unlike many state courts, there is no preset bail schedule in federal court, so the bail can be in any amount the judge sees fit. To make a bail bond payment in federal court, you will need a bond agent who is permitted to work with federal bonds. Generally, a federal bail bond payment is 10 to 15% of the bail amount, but your bail agent will inform you about the guidelines for your specific case.