What does a purge bond mean?

What does a purge bond mean?

Purge Amount Law and Legal Definition. A purge amount is an amount of money that must be paid toward child support arrearages in order to avoid going to jail for contempt of a support order. The court must decide how much money the contemnor can reasonably pay toward his or her child support arrearage.

Do you get money back from Bail Bonds?

Bail money is refunded if the person must remain in jail. If the defendant is not released from jail after bail is posted, All Pro Bail Bond does issue a complete refund to the individual who paid the funds.

How do bail bonds make a profit?

When defendants use a bail bond agent, they pay the agent a fee and the agent acts as a surety, telling the court that they (the bond agents) will pay the full bond amount should the defendant fail to appear at court. Bail bond agents make money by collecting a fee from those who want to be bailed out.

Can you bail out of jail for child support?

If you are delinquent in child support, it isn't likely you'll be able to pay the full bail: a bondsman can help. A bondsman will often need another person to guarantee your bond and take on responsibility in the event you miss your court dates.