Bail Bond Related Penal Codes
There are a number of penal code violations for which a judge will not allow bail. Murder is one of them. Prior escape from a prison or a jail might also be one of them. There are a variety of different penal code violations that are associated with murder and manslaughter. Each penal code violation is treated differently and is associated with a different level of bail.
With special circumstances, a straight-up murder will have no bail. It is a felony penal code violation of penal code 187. However, if a judge does grant bail for any reason, the assumptive bail rate will begin at $1 million. However, in many cases, the bail rate will be higher and will include bail for charges such as kidnapping, possession of a weapon, and more.
As far as other criminal offenses that involve taking a person’s life, here is a brief overview of each”
You can see that in many cases when a life is taken either voluntarily or involuntarily, the judge will grant a bail. However, when it comes to murder, the judge will either deny bail or set it at a very high level.
When bail is set at $1 million, a defendant will have to spend at least $100,000 to get out of jail as a down payment to a bail bondsman. That money will not be returned to the defendant either.