Bail bonds are an alternative method to posting cash bail. Cash bail can be in the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. The full amount must be paid in order for the defendant to be released. Bail bonds, on the other hand, offer more flexibility...

When it comes to getting arrested, posting bail, dealing with trial, and all that not-so-good-stuff, the length of time it takes can vary depending on the defendant and the situation. However, the general steps are the same: • Arrest • Booking • Arraignment • Post bail • Prepare for trial • Trial Booking occurs immediately after the arrest....