8 January 2021
The police just put you in handcuffs and you are on your way to the slammer. Obviously, a less than ideal situation. But it may be possible to get out sooner than you think if you can post bail. The legal system offers some defendants the chance to get out of jail while awaiting trial thanks to the bail system. The problem for many though is that bail can be expensive and many defendants think that they can't afford it.