Things to Remember if a Defendant Calls You from Jail

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If you happen to find yourself on the receiving end of an outbound jail call, you’ll want to do your best to remain calm. The first thing you’ll want to do involves grabbing a pen and piece of paper. Ask the defendant to provide you with the basics. Find out when they were arrested, which jail they are being held … Read More

Two Things to Consider Before Cosigning Bail Bonds

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If you’ve been asked to cosign for bail bonds, you’ll want to know that when you sign, you’re taking on full legal responsibility that the defendant will go to court and finish their case. If the defendant decides to make a run for it because they’re wanting to evade prosecution, you could find yourself on the hook to pay their … Read More

Tips for Expediting the Bail Bonds Process

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If you’ve been asked to help arrange bail bonds for a friend, loved one, roommate or spouse, it’s natural to want to have their bail bonds posted as quickly as possible. Below is a quick list of things you can do to help expedite the process. First, find out the basic details of the arrest. When was the defendant arrested, … Read More

Two Tips for Bailing Someone Out of Jail Fast

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If you’ve received a call from a friend or family member who has been arrested, you’ll want to follow these three tips to help ensure your loved one gets out of jail fast. First, there is no need for you to go to the jail. Many people think they’ll need to go to the jail to get the bail bonds … Read More

New Year’s Eve Bail Bonds in Orange County

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When someone is arrested and taken to one of the Orange County Jails, the first thing you should do is to contact a local bail bondsman. Our company provides Orange County bail bonds services for all of the local jails including the Orange County Main Jail, the Orange County Women’s Jail, the Laguna Beach Jail, the Newport Beach Jail and … Read More

Solano County Bail Bonds on New Year’s Eve

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A closeup of the lock of a  brick jail cell with iron bars and a key in the locking mechanism

When someone is arrested by a member of the Fairfield Police Department or the Solano County Sheriff’s Department, you’ll want to contact a Fairfield Jail bail bonds agent as soon as you learn the defendant has been taken into custody. If you don’t know what their charges are, or if you don’t know how much their bail is, that’s OK. … Read More

Alameda County Bail Bonds on New Year’s Day

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If you find yourself in a position where you’ve been asked to help bond someone out of the Santa Rita Jail on New Year’s Day you’ll want to contact a Santa Rita Jail bail bonds agent right away. Although many people think a defendant will not be allowed to post bail bonds until after they see a judge, this is … Read More

How Long Does the Bail Bonds Application Take?

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I’ve never needed to do anything like this before.  My daughter got arrested at LAX after the TSA person found brass knuckles in her carry-on suitcase. (She borrowed that from a friend, she had no idea they were in there.)  She’s been taken to the LAPD Metro Jail and we obviously want to get her out as fast as possible. … Read More