To Post Bail Or Not To Post Bail? Tips For Making The Right Choice
Whether the charge is for a misdemeanor or a felony, being arrested is sure to feel devastating to someone who has never before found themselves at odds with the legal system. Since most arrests require the defendant to be held until arraignment unless released by the court on a bond agreement, newly arrested defendants will first have to decide whether or not they wish to post bail. What happens to defendants who choose not to post bond?