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Prior to 1996, bounty hunters in Florida were licensed as runners and legally authorized to take bond jumpers into custody on behalf of the bail bonds companies they worked for. Under current Florida statutes, bounty hunters, or runners as they are known in Florida, are required to be licensed as bail agents. Without a bail […]

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The state of Florida regulates very carefully the bail bond industry. Becoming a licensed bail bondsman is a lengthy process that includes many hours of training and a full year of supervised internship. To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen or legal alien at least 18 years of age residing in the state with […]

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They don’t. If a judge grants you bail, you are under no obligation to pay it. Bail is an opportunity for you to get out of jail while the date for your trial is pending. After most people are arrested, they would rather get out of jail than wait in jail until their trial comes […]

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Bail is granted by the police or the court when the accused promises to show up in the court for the hearings of his or her case. Therefore, bail lasts until a sentence is made as long as the accused is cooperative and has supporters who can vouch for him. Each case differs in how […]

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This is a question that we get most often as a bail bondsman. The best way to answer this question is to explain the difference between bail (which is given directly to the court) and a bail bond (which is purchased from a licensed bondsman). If you post bail with the court and the defendant […]

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An Indemnitor is a Guarantor or a Cosigner What is an Indemnitor? An indemnitor/guarantor is an individual or individuals who agree to indemnify/cosign for the defendants bail bond through a bail bond company via a bail bond agent/underwriter.  The indemnitor guarantees the bail amount to the bail bond company in case the defendant fails to […]

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Video Visitation How to visit an inmate VIDEO VISITS   All inmate visits take place by video, which eliminates waiting in line and being searched. Visits are monitored and are subject to recording. The Video Visitation Center is open every day from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. with the last visitation session starting at 9 […]

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(1) A guaranteed traffic arrest bond certificate provided for in s. 627.758 shall be accepted as bail in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for the appearance of the person named in the certificate in any court to answer for the violation of a provision of chapter 316 or a similar traffic law or ordinance, except […]

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In criminal actions instituted or pending in any state court, bonds given by defendants before trial until appeal shall be approved by a committing trial court judge or the sheriff. Appeal bonds shall be approved as provided in s. 924.15. History.—s. 77, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(77); s. 39, ch. 70-339; s. 32, […]

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The liability of a surety shall not be affected by his or her lack of any qualifications required by law, any agreement not expressed in the undertakings, or the failure of the defendant to join in the bond. History.—s. 76, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(76); s. 38, ch. 70-339; s. 1488, ch. 97-102.

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