Embracing Technological Advances: The Rise of E-Bail Bonds

Bail, ebonds, News
By Michael J. Whitlock, Executive Vice President In a significant move towards modernization, Denton County, Texas has become the latest jurisdiction to mandate bail agents to post bonds electronically. This development underscores the gradual adoption of e-filing systems within the bail industry, a concept that has been discussed for years but is only now gaining traction in certain states. American Surety Company, with a notable presence in Texas and Georgia, has embraced this shift, working with our agents to post bonds electronically where permissible. While the move to e-filing appears logical to some, it has sparked varying opinions within the industry. Reflecting on the anticipation surrounding e-bonds, it brings to mind the days when I was playing soccer as a teen in Memphis. It was 1976, Kyle Rote, Jr. was the…
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