Why Do You Get Your Money Back for Bail, but Not Bail Bonds?
Some people who have an understanding of bail and the bail process, know that when you pay for someone’s bail, you get the money back after the defendant’s trial is over. So often times, they wonder why they do not get their money back after bailing someone out with a bail bond.
The difference, is that when someone gets a bail bond, they are not paying for the bail bond directly. When someone hires a bail agent, they are paying the bail agent to put up the money for the bail. This means that they are paying for the bail agent’s services.
In the case of bail bonds, the bail agent is paying the full amount of the bail to the court, and you are paying the bail agent for doing that...