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When You Can’t Do Own Recognizance…


Being released from jail on what is called ‘own recognizance’ is reserved for the lucky few. This means that those who are granted this permission, do not have to pay for bail to be released from jail. They simply sign formal papers to agree to show up in court as scheduled. A judge is the […]

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, […]