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A Brief History of Bail and Bail Bonds
Crime and punishment have been overarching themes of civilized society since the first systems of government were formed a very long time ago. In the days before laws such as habeas corpus (innocent until proven guilty) were installed, leaders of the nation would decide whether an accused person was innocent or guilty based solely on a whim.
How to Choose a Bail Bond Agency
Hard times are a part of life, and simple mistakes can make hard times even more difficult especially for those who are unable to post bail. The court system in the United States is designed to be fair and unbiased and is improving daily, but it is difficult to rise to the high bail prices that are sometimes imposed by the courts.
Public Defender vs. Private Attorney
If you are charged with a DWI, drug possession, sexual assault or any other type of criminal charge, you might be asking yourself whether you want to hire a public defender or a private attorney. Knowing the difference between a public defender and a private attorney can help you make the right decision in regards to who will represent you in court. A public defender is free and is someone who is appointed by the court when you cannot afford an attorney. A private attorney is someone who you pay to represent you in court. There are pros and cons to both types of attorneys.