Jail is the place a person is taken when they are arrested to wait until their trial. People who are in jail have not yet been convicted of a crime and are therefore innocent until proven guilty.
Prison is the place a person is taken after their trial when they have been convicted of a crime.
A bail bondsman is a private lender used by people who cannot afford to post their own bail. Bail bond companies agree to be responsible for the defendant’s bail obligation in exchange for a nonrefundable fee.
No, we are very different. The Bail Fund is a non-profit organization that pays 100% of the bond amount for people who have no resources to come up with the money, and will stay in jail if not helped by an outside organization like ours.