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How to Get Your Bail Money Back Posted on Sep 25

When someone is arrested for a criminal offense when the courts are closed, they can ask for bail so they don’t have to stay at the police station.  The purpose of bail is to make sure that a person accused of a crime will come   …Continue Reading How to Get Your Bail Money Back

Bail Basics: What Bail Is, How It Works Posted on May 12

Want to better understand how bail works in our criminal justice system in Massachusetts? The Massachusetts Court System’s Self-Help Center has created a new webpage explaining the procedure for bail, the terms related to bail, the determining factors in setting or refusing bail, and bail   …Continue Reading Bail Basics: What Bail Is, How It Works