Can I Get Bail Lowered?

Pretty soon after a recently arrested person learns what their bail is, one of the first questions that pops up is what they, or their loved ones, can do to lower the bail amount. Some people’s bail cost a few thousand dollars, while others can be tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars.
No matter what the cost is, no one is ever really financially prepared to pay it since it is not like they saved money with the sole intent of spending it on bail one day.

There is virtually nothing anyone can do to lower bail. A lawyer and bail agents do not have the power to do this. The defendant certainly does not have the power, and neither do any of the defendant’s friends or family members...