Bail Bonds Balance the Justice System

The justice system needs balancing, and bail is a part of this balancing system. Bail is what allows a recently arrested individual to be released from jail. Keep in mind that bail is only available for defendants who have yet to finish their trial; People who have yet to be found guilty or innocent of the crime they were arrested for.

Trials can last for weeks, months, or longer. It is incredibly unfair to keep defendants in custody for this long if they have not been proven guilty or innocent yet. Besides, the police and jails are not equipped to accommodate the number of people that are arrested. Jails are over-crowded already. Plus, it will is expensive to keep all of the defendants in custody, a cost that will affect all taxpayers.

To show fairness to defendants and to balance the ju...