Bail Bond


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Bail Bond

Money given by a third party to a court to ensure that the defendant appears at his/her court date. The third party (called a bail bond agent) charges a fee in exchange for placing the bail bond, which is returned to the agent if the defendant appears as ordered. Bail bonds are most common in the United States, where bails are higher than in other countries.
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Lori Ponder, owner of 49th Street Bail Bonds states, "Here at 49th Street Bail Bonds, we believe in giving back to the community.
I don't believe there are people in jail who can't afford bail," says Eric Granof, vice president of communications for AIA Bail Bond Surety, an organization representing some of the largest insurance companies that underwrite bail bonds.
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I am a bounty hunter," says Edward (not his real name), sipping ginseng soda in the corner of Al Graf Bail Bonds, a cramped San Francisco office adorned with framed photos of "old man Graf" shown posing with everyone from a young Governor Reagan to Don Rickles.
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