The option to post bail is not up to the defendant, the defendant’s family and friends, or the arresting police; it is up to the judge. Since the judge is never actively present at the time of the actual arrest, the defendant will not immediately know if he or she has been afforded the opportunity to post bail, and if so, how much. They must wait a short period of time before they can appear before the judge in what is called an arraignment hearing. This is when they are formally charged, as well.
In extreme cases, the judge may deny the defendant the right to post bail. However, in most cases where bail is allowed, then the defendant has a few options to this.
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