to bail or not to bail?

Bail is when the court permits you to be released but only after paying an amount of money to ensure that you will show up for your future appearances, once your case is done your bail money will be returned.



release on your own recognizance is when you are released on your word to return back for your future court dates. if you are released ROR you may later be given bail if there is a change in the circumstances of your case.



depeding on what the charges are and what your history is the Court may chose to remand you, if youre placed on remand it means that no matter what amount of money you may have you will not be released... and held through the entirey of yoru case in prison.