Bail Bonds 101

When a friend or loved one is arrested and charged with a crime, he may contact you and ask you to post bail on his behalf in Upper Marlboro. Do you have questions about how bail bonds work ? If so, then watch this video to learn the basics of bail bonds.

Bail bonds allow you to put up collateral to get a person released from jail prior to their trial. When bail is set at a high amount, people typically use a bail bond instead of paying all the money up front. A bail bondsman puts up the required amount of money and demands a fee for the service.