Miami Criminal Defense Attorney
We Defend the Bill of Rights
One Case at a Time® since 1974.
Free Consultation 305.670.9919 En Español
Miami Criminal Defense Attorney > How does bail work?

How does bail work?


Back to Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Frequently Asked Questions

Video Transcription

Bail, bond are often interchanged. The bottomline is this, when someone’s accused of a crime, in most instances other than in very, very, serious crimes, a person is entitled, pursuant to our Constitution the 8th Amendment, to have a reasonable bail.

Sometimes that means they’re released on their recognizance. In other words, without actually posting money. In other instances, you post bail, which means you post money, either directly or through a bail bondsman. Bail guarantees your appearance in court, if not, the money posted is taken by the court.

Typically, bail bondsmen are used, but they don’t have to be. An individual can post the money themselves and get the money back when the case is resolved. Some bail bondsman are very honorable, some are not. It’s important, before you even consider posting bail, that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who can advise you which bail bondsman to use.

Share This Page:
Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A., Criminal Defense Attorneys, is located in Miami, Florida and serves the following communities: Alachua County, Gainesville, Orlando, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, Collier County, Naples, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Indian River County, Vero Beach, Lee County, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Manatee County, Sarasota, Marion County, Ocala, Ocklawaha, Miami-Dade County, Hialeah, Homestead, Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami Beach, and North Miami Beach.
Our Office

9130 South Dadeland Blvd
Miami, Florida 33156

Telephone: 305-670-9919
Fax: 305-670-9299
Email: lawfirm@jeffweiner.com

Miami Abogado Criminal Jeffrey S. Weiner website - Delitos de Negocios, Delitos de Drogas y Apelaciones

  • Facebook
  • Linked In
  • Instagram

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

No content on this site may be reused in any fashion without written permission from www.jeffweiner.com

We Defend the Bill of Rights
One Case at a Time® since 1974.
MileMark Media - Practice Growth Solutions

© 2017 Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. Attorney at Law. All rights reserved.
This law firm website is managed by MileMark Media.

Contact Form Tab