Two Things to Know About Posting Bail Bonds at the Van Nuys Jail

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If you need help getting a friend or family member out of the Van Nuys Jail, you’ll want to keep the following things in mind. First, the defendant’s bail amount will be set based on the nature and severity of the crime they have been accused of. A person who has been accused of attempted armed robbery will

What to Expect During the Arrest and Booking Process

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When someone is arrested by a member of the Los Angeles Police Department, they will be handcuffed, read their Miranda Rights and placed into the back of the squad car. In most cases, the defendant will be transported to one of the LAPD jails to be booked and processed. If the defendant has an underlying medical issue, or if they … Read More

Top Three Things to Look for in a Bail Bonds Company

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If you’ve been contacted by a friend or loved one because they need help arranging bail bonds, you’ll want to keep the following three things in mind. First, ask the California bail bondsman how long the company has been in business.  Bail bonds businesses that have years of experience will have a better understanding of what the jails want and … Read More

Three Things to Know About Bail Bonds Payment Plans

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If you need help with a bail bonds payment plan, you’ll want to keep the following three things in mind. First, determine how much money you have to put down and what you can afford to pay each month. When you contact a bondsman, ask if they can work with you. If you have good credit and steady income, you … Read More

Two Questions to Ask Your Bondsman

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If you’ve never needed to hire a bail bondsman before, you probably don’t have much understanding of how the process works. When you open the Yellow Pages, or if you do an internet search, you’ll find dozens of listings for Los Angeles bail bonds companies. When you start calling around, you’ll want to ask the bondsman two specific questions. First, … Read More

How Do Online Bail Bonds Work?

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I just found out my son was arrested and I’ve been told he’s being held at the Van Nuys Jail.  My son lives at home with my husband and me, but we’re currently in Florida because we’re scheduled to go on a cruise.  I’ve been looking online, and I saw some posts about online bail bonds, so I wanted to … Read More

Am I Eligible for Bail Bonds Payment Plans?

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My daughter was arrested earlier this morning and her bail is $50,000. I want to get her out of the jail ASAP but all I have is $2,000. My credit is a little shaky (I filed for bankruptcy 3 years ago) but