If I bailed my husband out of jail but now we are getting divorced, does the bail have to still be paid by me?
Question Details: I bailed my husband out 11 months ago; I put down $600 and was making payments (well my ex was when he was here). We split up 9 months ago and he went back to jail 4 months later. So the bondsman would have gotten his money back. I have a court date next month for the final divorce. Since he is in custody do I still have to make payments on this $400 and something that he was supposed to be making or since we are going to be divorced could this fall back on him and he would have to finish when he gets out since he is in custody? No property was put up just the down payment.
If you agreed to make the payments (i.e you signed an agreement to make them) then yes, you still have to pay the bail. The agreement with the bondsman is a contract between you and him and has nothing to do with the status of your marriage. He can enforce that contract against you.
Your marital staus has nothing to do with it. if you signed to be personally responsible for repayment, then you are obligated for it. The bailbondman entered into an agreement with, not your husband.
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