A bail schedule is the standardized amount for misdemeanor, infraction and felony charges which is set forth by the Superior Court of individual counties. Because county laws can vary within a state the general schedule is devised by the county courts to incorporate unique laws which may not apply to the whole state. Each state will publish a unified schedule which can be applied to the counties that do not write their own unique document for laws that may be unique to the local government.
This document is updated annually to incorporate any new laws and adjust fines and fees accordingly. It provides a general guideline for the fee one could expect to pay when posting a bond for a particular charge or violation.
A judge will ultimately determine a defendant’s eligibility for receiving a bond and can also adjust the amount of the fee required on a case by case basis. This value will typically be lowered if the judge feels the amount is unreasonable for the defendant to pay. This occurs because it is the defendant’s constitutional right to have a fair trial. Please note that the fees listed in these documents may be subject to change based on the judge’s discretion.
Find the schedule for your county below.