Misdemeanor Bail Bonds in Montana

A misdemeanor is a crime that does not carry as much weight as a felony but can include a sentence that may be eligible for bail. These lesser kinds of crimes include acts like reckless driving, simple assault, public intoxication, vandalism, and so on.

Because misdemeanors are understood to be less dangerous, bail prices and fines tend to be significantly less than that felonies. Misdemeanor bail prices can vary between $25 to $5,000. Based on the jurisdiction and judge, misdemeanor bail bond guidelines vary. A typical first-time misdemeanor bail is set at $500.

Surety Bonds

If the defendant is unable to pay the bail, contact Affordable Bail Bonds for assistance. With most misdemeanor bonds, we recommend a surety bond. Surety bonds include a small fee of 10-15% of the bail amount to Affordable Bail Bonds.

Choosing to pursue a surety bond may be more in the defendant’s favor than paying the bond directly to the court. Because of lengthy court processing, they may be unable to take care of other financial responsibilities while waiting for the money to go through. When a defendant chooses a bail bond, they can keep up to 90% of the money while awaiting your court hearing. Have questions about misdemeanors and other crimes eligible for bail? Visit our FAQ page.

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