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Being Released On Own Recognizance

Most people who are released from jail during their trial period have to pay bail. Some people however, do not. These people are released on what is called “own recognizance” and all they do is sign a paper promising they will show up for court when they are needed, understanding that if they do not, […]

Bail Bond Store Are The Best Alternative To Paying Bail – Unless You Get ‘Own Recognizance’

Unless you are allowed to be released on own recognizance, bail bonds are the best alternative to paying bail. Being released on own recognizance means the defendant merely signs a paper acknowledging his or her promise to show up in court on the assigned date. They do not need to pay any bail amount. However, […]