How does the bailing process work? In most states in the US, post bailing accused individuals, or commonly referred to as defendants, is legal. The bailing process usually begins when the court sets the bail amount to be paid. More often than not, the bail amount is too costly that it is close to impossible for the defendants and their families to pay and settle the set amount in just one go; that is the reason why they consult bail bond dealers. Bond dealers will be the one to pay for the whole bail amount on behalf of the defendant. These professional bail bond dealers are normally associated with banks and insurance companies for financing.
Once the bail amount is settled by the dealer, the defendant will then be granted with a temporary freedom. The dealers usually add a certain percentage or interest to the total face bail to cover service fees and charges. The dealers vow and guarantee that their clients will appear on the days of their court appointments.