What Can You Do If You Can't Afford Bail?
When you’re arrested for a minor crime, you may be released on the scene after being given a citation and a court date. If you’re arrested for a more significant crime, you may be held in jail. Bail is money that you can pay to get out of jail while you wait for your court date. Once you’ve paid bail, the only way to get your money back (minus a small administrative fee) is to appear in court.…Read More »