Who decides how much bond I have to come up with?

The Judge.


Only a judge can set bond amount: you appear before a judge to get bond, set bond or get bond reduced.


Because in all cases (except life felonies) you have the right to bond, the law requires you be brought before a magistrate within 24 hours. Most people have a bond hearing via a TV hookup from jail.


Bond hearings are held every day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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