Hot Topics in Bail: Bail to Blame for Murder, Rise in 1% Down Bonds, and More
Bail agents are an active group on social media. This week's hot topics include bail to blame for murder, fugitives on the run, 1% down bonds, and more. Here are this week's hot topics in bail:
Is Bail to Blame for Murder?
An article from New Jersey suggets that bail problems may have played a role in the murder of a man during a carjacking.
Fugitives on the Run
According to a recent article, there may be holes in the New Orleans bail system that make it easier for fugitives to remain on the run.
Growth of 1% Down Bail Bonds Troubles Judge
Some Maryland bondsmen say they accept less than the standard fee as a result of poor economic conditions.
Approximate Wait Times for LA and Orange County Jails
When posting a bail bond at a jail in Los Angeles or Orange County, there can be delays due to warrant checks, shift changes, holds, fingerprinting, and days of the week. Wait times after posting bail can range from 15 minutes to 26 hours.
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