To let defendants out of prison while they wait to be tried and trial, the cost is m. This is not monetary penalty. It’s not intended to be used in the form of discipline.
This bail is only used in order to ensure that defendants appear at their trial, as well as any other pre-trial hearings they may be required to. The bail is returned to the defendant at the end of their trial. It is sometimes by way of a discounted processing fee in some states.
The judge or magistrate may let defendants out on their own acceptance of their own (without having to pay the fee) when they agree to be present for all hearings and trials.
If the defendant has a successful career, roots in the city, or any other factors that suggest they wouldn’t run for office the race, it’s often done.
If a defendant is not able to make payments can negotiate for their release through the bondsperson in many states, however, not all states. The defendant has to post some percentage of the bond, usually 10 percent, for the bond person guaranteeing the balance in the event that the defendant fails to appear before the court.
This video will go over bail and the people who benefit.