GENERAL ORDER NO. 18.9 - Posting of Bail


A. If the defendant is to be admitted to bail on the defendant's own recognizance or if the defendant is able to give the required security deposit on bail and the defendant indicates that he or she will comply with the conditions set forth in the bail bond, the defendant shall be brought without undue delay to the nearest place for the preparation or making of bail bonds and for the taking of security deposits on bail;

B. If the defendant is unable to give the required bail security deposit, the defendant shall be remanded to the custody of the Sheriff of Cook County until the defendant gives bail as required or until the defendant's next Court appearance;

C. Persons other than those specifically prohibited by statute from furnishing bail security shall be granted access to a place designated for the preparation or making of bail bonds and for the taking of security deposits on bail and shall be permitted to deposit the required security deposit on bail on behalf of the defendant.

[Amended, effective August 1, 1996.]

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