Q: I bailed a person out of jail on a promise that he would pay me back the same day but he hasn't contacted me yet
What can I do
A: Address it with the person that you bailed out. The bail has been posted. I suppose you could request that it be discharged back to you if it was cash bail that you posted, but you're likely SOL if you went through a bonding company. You'll have to keep following up with this individual to get your money.
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