Post Bail In the event of an alleged violation or crime, the accused person is arrested. The police officer at the scene then decides one of two things. Either the defendant is given a citation along with a court date on which the defendant must appear (or pay a fine). The second possibility is the…

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Difference Between Bond and Bail If someone is arrested for an alleged crime, then the police take the accused person to jail. The person normally would stay in police custody until a judge hears the case and a trial is carried out. However, the trial can take a few weeks or even months to conclude.…

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