bail bondsman


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bail bondsman

(ˈbɒndzmən)
n
(Law) law an individual or firm that lends bail money to defendants awaiting trial
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BAIL BONDSMAN: A suspect unable to pay the full bail can hire a bail bondsman to post the money with the court.
Others can secure temporary freedom but only at exorbitant cost to themselves, family, or friends through the services of a bail bondsman. The government is not spared from the costs of bail either, spending around $13.6 billion every year on pretrial detention.
He hits the jackpot, however, when bail bondsman Val Valenzuela (John Leguizamo) recommends him as counsel for playboy estate agent Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe, pictured), who has been accused of assault and attempted murder.
The jury also heard from a former bail bondsman and drug dealer named Donald Stepp, who says he re-sold drugs that Jenkins confiscated during arrests.
Tom Trepagnier was elected Midwest director of the organization.<br />PBUS represents 15,500 bail agents nationwide.<br />Poole has five years of experience as a licensed bail bondsman and owns Asset Bail Bonds in Oklahoma City.
Hauptmann, 44, who worked as a bail bondsman, pleaded no contest to bigamy and other charges against him, in the Northumberland County Court on Jan.
The benefit of using a bail bondsman, then, is not a reduction in the financial risk taken on by your friends or family, but a reduction in the amount of money they are required to pay upfront.
cousin, who drives a taxi, to sign off on his bond, the bail bondsman
Five-O is situated in the strip that houses the Shamrock, a barbershop, a bail bondsman and a cobbler.
Instead, his estranged brother arranges an introduction to a local bail bondsman (and possibly a low-level gangster) and he becomes a private eye tracing bail skippers.
They gave it all to their bail bondsman, who agreed to bail Shaw out--to be his "surety"--for a fee of 10 percent, or $10,000.
They are "Get Shorty", in which a Miami loan shark with a movie idea cons his way into becoming a Hollywood producer; "Rum Punch", in which a bail bondsman getting on in years joins forces with an airline stewardess to get the better of both cops and criminals; "Out of Sight", in which a deputy U.S.