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NCJ Number: 31724 Find in a Library
Title: BAIL BOND PRACTICE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF BONDSMEN
Journal: CREIGHTON LAW REVIEW  Volume:8  Dated:(JULY 1975)  Pages:867-892
Author(s): R L RAMEY
Corporate Author: Creighton University
Creighton Law School
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 26
Sponsoring Agency: Creighton University
Omaha, NE 68178
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BASED ON A SERIES OF IN-DEPTH PERSONAL INTERVIEWS WITH TEN PROMINENT NEBRASKA BAIL BONDSMEN, THIS ARTICLE BAIL, FORFEITURES, AND PRICES.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR FIRST PROVIDES A DESCRIPTION OF THE BAIL BONDSMEN. IT IS NOTED THAT THREE MAIN TYPES ARE FOUND: THE GENERAL AGENTS, WHO ARE MANAGERS AND OWNERS OF THEIR OWN BONDING AGENCIES; SUB-AGENTS, WHO WRITE BONDS FOR THE GENERAL AGENTS; AND POCKET BONDSMEN, WHO WRITE BONDS USING THEIR OWN ASSETS TO INSURE PAYMENT IF THE BONDED PARTY DOES NOT APPEAR. AMONG THE SPECIFIC TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING A BAIL BONDSMAN, METHODS OF CONTACTING THE BONDSMAN, THE FACTORS USED IN DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT TO WRITE A BOND, METHODS OF LOCATING PERSONS WHO JUMP BAIL, AND REFORMS WHICH THE BONDSMEN CONSIDER DESIRABLE.
Index Term(s): Bail bonds; Bail bondsmen; Bail collateral forfeiture; Bail jumping; Bail/Financial Release; Nebraska; Reform; Research
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