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More People Seek Bail Bonds than Cash Bail

Long Beach Bail Bonds

Bail bonds are what many people use to get out of jail. However, please note that bail bonds are only for those who, one, are granted the opportunity to bail, and two, have yet to be convicted or acquitted during trial. So, anyone who has already been convicted of their crime and is doing time in prison cannot use a bail bond to get out. Bail is reserved for newly arrested individuals.

A judge will be the one to determine someone’s eligibility for bail. He or she will look at what crime was committed, the defendant’s criminal history, his or her relationships within the community, their financial ability to post bail, and their possible flight risk...