What is a Bail Hearing?

July 7th, 2014 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

After a person is accused of a crime, he will be required to appear in front of a judge or magistrate for a bail hearing. At this hearing, the judge will have to decide whether the accused person will get bail or if he will be made to wait behind bars until his trial starts. Bail means that someone has paid money to release the defendant from jail, promising that he will be present for all other hearings.

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