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Bail Bonds

Bail Bond agents have the commitment of bailing out a person when they may have been arrested on suspicion of a crime. I got to speak with Daisy Chaves, where she got to explain a little bit of how a bail bond works. When a person is arrested on suspicion of crime, he or she is taken by law enforcement agents to jail for booking. During this process, the person will have a mug shot taken, he or she will be fingerprinted, and asked for a statement. While awaiting his or her day in court, the individual will be held in jail unless he or she is released on bail.

Daisy explained to me how a bail works. A bail is a “financial arrangement that a bail bonding agency, such as us, will make on behalf of the criminal defendant. We then will be acting for the defendant where we will arrange with the court to have a suspect released from jail pending the trial in exchange for money or collateral, which may be cash, assets, or a bond. The court sets the value of the bail”. She continued to explain that her agency is responsible for the individual to ensure that the individual arrives in court on the day of his or her trial. If the individual does not turn up in court, then her agency may

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