Helpful Information About Bail Bonds

5 Ways To Protect Yourself When You Cosign For Bail

What You Need To Know When You Cosign For Bail There is a good chance that you have either known someone who was sent to jail, or at some point in your life will know someone who gets sent to jail. It may be a co-worker, a friend or even a relative. No one wants to see someone they care for, locked up and if you are able, will probably do whatever it takes to help them get out as quickly as possible. Getting a bail bond is one of the fastest ways possible to get someone out of jail. To do this someone other than the defendant will have

Bail Bonds On Trial. Will Bail Bonds One Day Be Illegal?

Could Bail Bonds Become A Thing Of The Past? The bail bonds system in america is under attack. There are those who feel it is unfair to everyone but the rich, and needs to be scrapped. On the other side are the proponents of the bail bond system who believe without it, dangerous criminals will have a much easier time getting out of jail with no supervision. So how did this get started? Currently there is a case in San Francisco fighting to have cash bail bonds removed. It all started when Crystal Patterson didn’t have the money or assets to post $150,000 bail and get out of jail after

How Bail Bonds Saved My Life

Bail Bonds Can Keep You Out Of Jail, And Give You Peace Of Mind Last year I turned 30. To celebrate my friends took me out to dinner. We went to my favorite steak house and I had a few drinks. Rather than doing the responsible thing and call for a ride I decided to drive. I didn’t think it would be a big deal. I hadn’t had that much to drink and I only lived ten minutes or so from where I was. Honestly I have done it 100 times before tonight and have been fine. I didn’t make it very far before I saw the lights in my

How To Help Your Husband Make Bail

Bail Will Get Your Husband Out Of Jail And Bring Him Home Find out the bond amount. At an arraignment, the defendant will have their charges read to them, they will have an opportunity to meet with a lawyer (at least a public defender) and will have the opportunity to enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest. If they plead not guilty, then the court will decide whether or not there will be bail and determine what type and how much bail will be. The judge will set conditions on the bond, such as an amount of money. The amount of the bond is set to guarantee

My Husband Was Arrested And I Am Overwhelmed, What Exactly Do I Do Next?

What To Do When Your Husband Gets Arrested Having a loved one or a friend get arrested is tough to deal with. But when it’s your husband and the burden of getting things sorted out falls on you it can be especially tough. We have assembled a list to help you navigate each step. If you are with your husband during the arrest: Behave appropriately around the police. Do not behave in a way that will make it worse. Do not curse at or speak rudely to the police officers. Ask the reason for the arrest. Confirm that your husband is actually under arrest. The police may simply want to

How to avoid being arrested when you are pulled over

Reduce The Chance Of A Routine Stop Becoming An Arrest We have all been there. Driving down the road when you see the lights in your rearview mirror. No one is expecting to be pulled over but there are steps you can take to reduce the amount of stress of these situations and reduce the likelihood of a routine stop escalating to an arrest. First off the best way to not be arrested is to never get pulled over in the first place. Here are a few tips on how to avoid a potentially bad situation. Avoiding being stopped Never drink and drive. It’s simple, if you don’t drive while

My Husband Was Arrested; How Do I Make Bail?

How To Make Bail Was your husband arrested with a bail amount set too high for you or your family to pay?   If you are looking for what to do next, or where to go for help the following article will guide you through the basics of the bail bond system.   Let’s start with some basics. Sometimes the person arrested (the accused) is allowed to be released from jail in exchange for an amount of money (bail). They are promises to show up to court for all necessary hearings. The bail amount will be refunded at the end of trial if the defendant makes all appointed meetings. The

What is the Bail System and How Does it Work?

Bail Bond Basics Have you ever watched an episode of law and order, where the judge sentenced a defendant into custody, with a bail set at $100.000? Sometimes the prosecution is upset because the defendant is wealthy and will have no problem paying the bail, then leave the county. Other times you see the defendant almost panic at the bail amount. But what does that mean? Why are average joes getting bail amounts over $100.000 and how do they pay it? More often than not when someone is given a bail amount they will be unable to pay it themselves and turn to a bail bondsman. What is the bail

Electronic Home Monitoring

What You Need To Know About Electronic Home Monitoring So you or someone you know has been required to use a electronic monitoring system, or ankle bracelet as it more commonly referred to. The good news is the use of an electronic monitor allows you certain freedoms, versus being sentenced to jail. There are however some very important caveats to the system that you will want to be familiar with. Before we get into some questions most people have let’s go over a few basics. How Does Electronic Home Monitoring Work? The ankle bracelet device transmits a coded signal to the EHM monitoring unit. If the ankle bracelet is removed,