Bond is money you pay in order to get out of jail, and remain out of jail, until your trial. The judge is the one who sets the bond, and bail is the amount of money that the judge requires you to pay.
In most cases in South Florida and all of its jurisdictions such as Miami, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Broward county, Palm Beach county and Miami Dade counties, you have the right to a pre trial release in some form.
There are two different forms of pre trial release for you to get out of jail before the trial. One of them is what is called the Conditional Pre-Trial Release. This means that you do not need the money part, but you get out with conditions you need to follow. And the other form of pre trial release is bond (money).
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