Bail bonds guarantee that the defendant appears in court and does not abscond. If they do not, the bail will be paid to the court. A bail bond helps to prevent the injustice of holding an innocent person in jail. It also helps the community to get criminals back into the justice system.
Guarantee to pay the bail amount to the court
Erie County bail bonds are legal agreements between bail bond companies and the courts that guarantee to pay the total amount of bail if a defendant fails to appear in court. However, if the defendant fails to follow the terms of the agreement, the company is liable for the loss of the money.
The bail industry has been criticized for its high fees and demanding requirements. In recent years, reforms have been introduced. These include the creation of partially secured bonds.
Partially secured bonds are used as a …