Baltimore County Bail Review Hearing Lawyer Call 410.288.2900 for Immediate Bail Help.
Bail or Bond in Maryland allows people who have been arrested in Maryland to remain out of jail while waiting for trial. It can be paid by friends, relatives or the person accused of a crime in Maryland.
Many people who are not willing or able to come up with bail money on their own seek the services of bail bondsmen, who post (pay) bail for a fee. The bail bond fee in Maryland is typically about 10 percent of the total bail amount. The bail fee can vary depending on the circumstances of the crime and the persona charged.. In Maryland, the best bail bondsmen require a minimum of 1% of the total bail to be paid up front and The bail bonds company in Maryland will explain the process and assist you with the legal requirements. If you have a legal bail question, contact our office 24/7 at 410.288.2900 for help.
Bail is a right protected by the U.S. Constitution as well as the Maryland Constitution. It is a "surety bond" (usually in the form of cash) that the court holds to ensure that the person accused of a crime shows up for required court appearances.
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Most people arrested in Maryland have the opportunity to "post bail." Posting bail allows the accused to remain free until trial and any future hearings. After a person has been arrested and completed the booking process, the individual appears before a commissioner for a bail to be set. In Baltimore County, the person arrested then appears before a judge in the Towson District Court to determine the amount of bail. However, as soon as a bail is set by a commissioner, a person can "post bail" and be released. That person does not have to wait for a bail review hearing to "make bail" in Maryland.
If the crime is relatively minor in Maryland, the person has no prior record, or if the District Court Judge believes that the accused is unlikely to flee, he may be released "on his own recognizance (ROR)." In this case, no bail is required in Maryland and the person must appear for trial.
If you are in need of a bail lawyer in Maryland, contact our office immediately at 410.288.2900. The longer you wait, the longer the loved one will spend incarcerated pending their trial. In Maryland District Court cases are set months after the arrest and Circuit Court could be up to six months before trial.
Call our office at 410.288.2900 for immediate bail review and habeas corpus help.
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