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Of the $85k, how much can the defendant get back?
Zero. Defendant is paying a fraction of the bail, one tenth, and for that fee, the bail bondsman is on the hook to the state for a million dollars if defendant fails to appear.
That's rather punitive. In my jurisdiction, when a defendant posts a 10% cash bond, the defendant gets 90% of that back at the end of the case (obviously if the defendant appears). What is the custom in most states? Is the majority rule to have complete forfeiture of the bond?