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If i post bail for my step son, will all of the money be

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if i post bail for my step son, will all of the money be returned after the trial

It depends.

Are you a surety or a security?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i'm not sure, whats the difference? he was originally refused bail having not providing documents for a previous issue and i'm led to believe that the solicitor is going to try and appeal

Have you had to pay the money in or just show evidence that you have the money?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no nothing has been paid so far, according to my partner she said that the solicitor had offered £5000 but the judge refused

Ok. That is a security.

If he is granted bail and you are a security then you will only lose the money if he breaches bail.

But you should understand that you are taking that risk. If he breaches any condition of bail the money could be lost to you.

Can I clarify anything for you?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thanks, ***** ***** he keeps to his bail and is cleared i get my money back. what happens if he keeps to his bail and is found guilty?

That isn't your problem.

You are just providing collateral for bail.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i'll still get my money back either way

As long as he does not breach bail.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thank you for your help

No problem. All the best.