Bail bond is originated in the Akkadian city of Eshnunna, in present-day it called Iraq. It’s a surety-type bond. It’s a bond that defended the criminal and agree to bail by an amount of money or property. A bond agent works as a mediator between criminal and court.
Bail bond is very popular in the United States and in 1898 first modern bail bond was established. The Philippines is another country where bail bond is legal. Bail bond practicing is illegal in maximum countries. The bar associations are opposed to practicing bail bonds, claiming that this bond discriminated against the poor and middle-class defenders.
Typically given a bail hearing by the appearance of a judge, a person who has a criminal charge. The decision is totally made by a judge that he will give the bail or not. If the judge has any doubt about the defendant that he will not be present on the hearing day, or flight risk then he denies the bail.
Like many Americans if you've never been arrested before bail can be a confusing process. Read on to learn about the right to bail laws and how bail is determined to help you navigate the pitfalls of the legal system.