Defendants in arraigned in court for a case require ample time so as to be able to come up with a sturdy defense strategy so as to win the case. For this reason, the defendant requests for bail to be released before trial and the court sets it at a specific amount stipulated by the law. Even though granted, not everyone is capable of paying the bail amount put up with the court depending on the defendant’s financial ability. Bail bondsmen are there to help out in the situation where the defendant is not able to post bail and need to be out of cell or remand to come up with a strong defense and payback the bail bondsman according to the agreement. Read on to understand the process involved when looking to become a bail bondsman.
Eligibility is a key aspect in the process of becoming a bail agent. Different states have differing policies and regulation on becoming bail bondsman and you need to be eligible to the requirements of your state. Basic eligibility requirements include proof of 18year of age and above and sufficient knowledge about finances, contract … Read moreContinue Reading