Month: October 2013

Reasons for Courts to Deny Bail

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On the list of bits of knowledge that you hope you will never have to use in real life, along with how to escape from a car that is submerged under water and how to defend yourself against a bear, is an understanding of the bail system. However, it can be a good idea to at least have a working knowledge of what bail is and how it works, just in case you or someone you know ever ends up facing time in jail. Let’s say you commit some sort of crime and get arrested. Bail is the amount of money that the courts require from you as a security deposit if you want to be released until your court date. Show up for court and the money is returned to you. Fail to return on your appointed day and the court keeps the money. It’s important to remember, however, that there are times when a court will deny bail, making it impossible for you to get released before your court date. Here are some reasons why this might happen.

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Why Bail is Constitutionally Protected

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What is Bail?

Bail in itself is a pretty basic idea. Form of property pledged or deposited to court to get them to release a suspect from jail, with the understanding that the suspect will return to court for trial. If the suspect fails to appear they forfeit pledged property or “bail” and have charges of failure to appear brought up, on top of what they were already accused.

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Why Use the Salt Lake County Jail Inmate Search?

It’s a Friday night, and your loved one has just called you from the Salt Lake County jail, hoping that you have some extra time to travel downtown and bail them out. Of course, you want to be a good friend and help out, but you just can’t make it there before the jail closes, and you promise your friend that you will make it down on Monday to keep your promise.

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WHY YOU SHOULD CONTACT A SALT LAKE CITY BAIL BONDSMAN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

In life there are a plethora of decisions that don’t need to be made on the spot. What you want for Christmas next year, for example, is a choice that you don’t have to make in June. And you certainly don’t need to decide if you want to marry someone while on your first date. However, where the Criminal Justice system is concerned, there are some decisions that need to be made as soon as possible, and one of these is contacting a bond agent. If you or someone you know ends up in jail, contact with a bond agent needs to be made immediately. Why is telephoning with a bail bondsman so important? Here are the three main reasons:

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