When you’ve been arrested, most of the time the first thing that happens is you are charged with a crime and taken to jail. After you have been processed, you should be given a bail amount. A judge may decide to not give you a bail if they consider you a flight risk or a risk to the community. If you are able to get a bail, you will be told what the bail amount is. From there, you have three different options.
* You can pay the bail amount yourself. If the bail is a few hundred dollars or less, this is probably your best option. However, this option doesn’t work very well, or at all, when your bail amount is in the thousands.
* A family member can put down a deposit on a bail bond.
* Bail Bonds Colorado Springs
* residents use allow a friend or family member of the person in jail to put down a percentage of the bail as a down payment. If you go to your hearings, this is usually all they will have to pay. If you do not make it to your hearings, however, your friend or family member will be responsible for paying the full amount of bail.
* A family member can use collateral. When the bond amount is too much for a friend or family member to pay the percentage, they may be able to get one of the Bail Bonds Colorado Springs residents depend on by giving something of value as collateral. Often, this is a car or home. This works the same way as the deposit, except if you don’t go to your hearings then your friend or family member will lose what they put down as collateral.
These are the main three ways you can get Bail Bonds Colorado Springs residents use if you have been arrested. Each method has its own pros and cons, so it’s something you may want to think about before you get a bond. If you’re interested in getting one of the Bail Bonds Colorado Springs residents need, you can speak with a bondsman about how to get started.