Bail bonds are used by yet-to-be-convicted-or-acquitted defendants to be released from jail. All defendants who have been granted bail are eligible to use bail bonds, provided they can afford the 10% premium (which is more likely than affording 100% cash bail). But when the defendant...

Anyone who has been arrested before knows two things: They are not obligated to reveal the details to anyone who isn’t required to know. They can be very helpful and supportive for friends and family who suddenly come into the same situation. If it’s someone they care a...