When you are arrested in the state of Maryland you may have certain options in the form of obtaining a bail bond. The first thing to know about obtaining a bail bond in the state of Maryland is to know what happens after the arrest is made. You will first need to understand the charges against you, that you may obtain an attorney and in fact the right to obtain an attorney, if you will need to remain in prison pending your trial and finally if bail can be set and what that bail be set as. After you have gone through these steps in the judicial process you may be able to obtain a bail bond.
Before contacting a bail bonds company in obtaining a bail bond in Maryland, you will first need to understand the types of bonds available to you.
When you have decided what type of bail bond you would like to receive and what method you would like to use you will move onto the next step which is obtaining a bail bond in Maryland. Your first portion of the step will be to locate a bail bondsman. Locating a bail bondsman is fairly easy. Bail bondsman's offices are generally located near the police department, sheriff, or correctional facility. Bail bondsman may also advertise their services in the city directories and online. Once you have located a bail bondsman who can handle your case and your issue, you will provide the amount of money necessary in order to post bail bonds and sign a promissory note stating that you understand the bail bondsman's requirements and your responsibilities. After this paperwork is signed bill will be posted and you will be released until your court date.