What is a Bail Bonds Contract?

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A lot of people think that when it comes to hiring a bondsman, the only thing they’ll need to do is pay the bondsman’s fee.  This is simply not the case. They’ll also need to fill out a bail bonds application and sign a bail bonds agreement form. When someone cosigns a bail bonds contract, they’re agreeing to pay the … Read More

Is a Bail Bond a Loan?

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If I need to hire a bondman, does the bondsman put up the money to get the defendant out of jail? Is this some sort of loan? No. A bail bond is a piece of paper that’s posted with the jail and that piece of paper serves as a guarantee. It guarantees to the court that if the defendant is … Read More

What Happens if A Defendant Skips Bail?

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When you hire a bondsman to help get someone out one of the California jails, the first step involves signing a bail bonds contract. When you sign the bail bonds paperwork, the cosigner (also known as the indemnitor) is taking full legal responsibilities for two things. First, the cosigner is agreeing to pay the bondsman’s fee. Second, they’re taking full … Read More

What is a Bail Bonds Exoneration?

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When you sign a bail bonds agreement form, you’re taking responsibility for two things. Your most important responsibility is that the defendant goes to court as often as needed to finish their case.  Your second responsibility relates to payment of the bail bonds premium. Throughout the duration of the case, the bail bonds company and the cosigner are jointly responsible … Read More

What’s the Fastest Way to Post Bail Bonds?

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If someone you care for has been arrested in Los Angeles, it’s natural to want to get the defendant out of jail fast.  Although some bail bonds agents still require that clients come to their office to sign paperwork and arrange payment, our company allows clients the option of signing the bail bonds documents electronically. We are also able to … Read More