Choosing the best bail bonds Stamford ct

A bail bonds company, and the bail bondsmen who work for them,  need to be fully certified by the state of Connecticut in order to conduct business. A good place to start when looking for a bail bonds Stamford ct  agent is with friends, family and associates that may have had to use a bail bonds man in the past.

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You can also  look up the reviews for the bail bonds Stamford ct near you to see who has good reviews from customers.

It is also a good thing to shop the prices for those who have good ratings to get the best deal.

Connecticut Bail reform changes bail bonds Stamford ct

The Colorado Legislature lately made numerous changes to the states bail practices. Some of the main components of the amendments are:

  • Excluding the judges from setting cash-only bails.
  • Limiting judges from issuing bail for misdemeanors in many situations. Judges still have the option to issue bail for flight risk suspects or those with a record of failure to appear.
  • The law also allowed the establishment of a study to see the results of bail bonds Stamford ct on less financially well off defendants who may have problems coming up with the bail.
  • In cases involving minors the amount of time taken before re-evaluating bond conditions was reduced.

How the Connecticut bail system works

bail bonds Stamford ct agents are allowed to charge up to 10% for bail bonds whose value does not exceed $5,000 and no more than 7% for bonds above $5,000.

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It is important to know that the 10% fee that is charged is non-refundable, this is how the bail companies make their money.

According to Connecticut General Statute 29-152f, any person who wants to have a  business as a bail bonds Stamford ct enforcement agent is required to obtain a specialized certification from the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection. CGS 29-152e states that “ No person shall, as surety on a bond in a criminal proceeding or as an agent of such surety, engage in the business of taking or attempting to take into custody the principal on the bond who has failed to appear in court and for whom a re-arrest warrant or capias has been issued pursuant to CGS 54-65a of the general statutes unless such person is licensed as a professional bondsmen under chapter 533 of the general statutes, a surety bail bond agent under chapter 700f of the general statutes, or a bail enforcement agent under CGS 29-152f to 29-152i, inclusive.”

This New Connecticut Law is created to keep people from sitting in jail just because they are poor.

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