North Carolina Bail Academy

Law
5:33 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Judge Blocks NC Bondsmen Law

A judge has blocked a law that would’ve given only one group the authority to train bail bondsmen in North Carolina. Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens said the law would have created an unconstitutional monopoly by allowing only the North Carolina Bail Agents Association to train bondsmen and provide state-required continuing ed courses. The Association’s sole competitor –the North Carolina Bail Academy - sued to stop the law.

Tim Mathis is an instructor at the Academy and a bail bondsman in Monroe.

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