Bond Company Appeals Decision

Valley Bail Bonds is appealing a judge’s decision that dismissed its lawsuit filed against Park County.

The bail bonds company sued Judge Linda Budeski and the county claiming that the judge allowed a defendant to post bond with the courts. The company claims this is unconstitutional. Valley had been contacted by a defendant about posting bond, but then posted bond directly with the court.

“Essentially, Judge Budeski took over the bail bondsman’s role rather than, as she constitutionally should have done, simply reduced the defendant’s bail from $75,000 to $7,500,” says the attorney for Valley Bail Bonds. He argued that the judge’s actions deprived Valley Bail Bonds of business.

While four of Valley Bail Bonds’ claims were dismissed, they are allowed to re-file their fifth claim.


Posted on October 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM