Hot Topics in Bail: Free Bail for Marijuana Charges
Bail agents are an active group on social media. This week's hot topics include posting bail with credit cards, bondsman posts bail for free, eliminating bail in Maryland, and more. Here are this week's hot topics in bail:
Texas bondsman posting bail for free
Empire Bail Bonds will post bail and waive any fees for anyone arrested in El Paso County on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in 2014.
It would not be realistic to eliminate money bail in Maryland
One of the state's most senior judges said this week that it would not be realistic to eliminate money bail in Maryland because the bail bondsmen's lobby is so powerful.
Posting bond with credit cards
Some Americans are now charging bail to credit cards.
7 Key Factors in Setting Bail
Judges typically set bail -- the amount a defendant must pay to be released from custody pending trial -- during the first court appearance following an arrest. So what factors go into setting bail?
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