Being Released on Your Own Recognizance

When an individual has been arrested, he is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Immediately following the arrest, the court may decide to temporarily release the accused on “his own recognizance” or on O.R. First time offenders may be released on O.R., in most instances. Other people who are likely to be approved are those who have family living in the area, or those who have been residents of the area for a long time.

Rejected Request for Release on O.R.

In some cases, the judge may not approve the accused’s request to be released on O.R. If this happens, the accused and his family may have the option to post bail. The bail amount will be determined by the judge, but it is generally lower.

Seeking Bail Bonds

In a few scenarios, the family needs financial assistance in paying for bail, and this is where the role of the Pasadena bail bond agent comes in. It can be understood that the whole ordeal can be stressful and troubling for the family, and getting the bail paid in a short amount of time can be difficult. The bail bondsman can offer support so the accused can get out of jail as we awaits trial.

If you or your relative have requested to be released on O.R., but was denied, then you need the help of a bail bonds agent or a bail bonds agency. Call them immediately and discuss your issues. Their expertise and resources can help resolve the problem and reduce your worry.


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