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Major difference between Bail and Parole Major difference between Bail and Parole

Bronze medal Reporter Rock John Posted 29 May 2018
Major difference between Bail and Parole

Major difference between Bail and Parole


Bail is defined as money or some form of property which is deposited in a court. It is a security used for the release of a suspect who has been arrested from custody and there will be a condition that the suspect will return for their trial and in the court appearances.

Bail is used for the release of suspects from imprisonment pre-trial. It ensures their return for the trial. If the suspects do not return to the court, the bail will be forfeited, and the suspect will be brought up based on charges of the crime. When the suspect returns with making all their required appearances, bail will be returned after the trial is settled. There are cases in which the bail money is returned at the end of the trial.


Bail is provided before a trial as it allows the person who is charged with a crime to be released from the jail until the trial date. The cost of the bail is determined by the judge. It is necessary that one has to pay 10% of the bail amount, and also the bail bondsman will negotiate it. There will be a full payment is due for the circumstances called for it.


Parole is the release of the prisoner and will be a temporary release. It has certain conditions before the completion of the maximum sentence period. This term is associated at the time of Middle Ages with the release of prisoners who had given their word.


Parole is always granted to those people who have been imprisoned for a particular time period. It follows stringent rules to the letter, or they can be returned to custody with extra time for the violation of the parole. They are required to visit their parole officer on a regular basis and have to pay for his or her services. In certain cases, being even a minute or two late will be considered as a violation. A few have been returned to custody for the violation of parole when they have a traffic infringement, although it is not common at all.


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