How Much Do Bail Bonds Really Cost?

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My son is currently being held at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility on $100,000 bail bonds. We had hoped he would be released from court, but since it looks like that’s not going to happen we want to hire a bondsman to take him out. One person told me the fee is going to be 10% ($10,000) but someone else … Read More

How Soon Can My Friend Get Out of Jail?

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My friend was arrested a few hours ago and we need to get him out of jail ASAP because we’re supposed to fly to Las Vegas for a bachelor party.  If he’s in there all day, he’ll miss the flight.  How fast can we get him out?

How Can I Tell if a Bondsman is Legitimate?

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We just got a call from someone who said they were a Santa Clara bondsman and they told us that my grandson was arrested, his bail is $50,000 and that our grandson called him and asked him to call us.  I know there are a lot of scams out there, so I wanted to know how we can tell if … Read More

Why do Some Bail Bonds Need Collateral?

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My brother was arrested a few days ago and we’ve been trying to get him out of the jail but every bail bonds company we’ve talked to said they want collateral.  My friend got his sister out a few years ago, and her bail amount was higher than my brother’s is, and he got no collateral bail bonds with no … Read More

How Can I Get a Message to an Inmate in Jail?

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My roommate was arrested last night on domestic violence charges and his sister and I are trying to get him out.  I wanted to make sure he knows that we’re working with a local bail bonds company and that he should be released later tonight.  How can I get a message to him? It is not possible to relay messages … Read More

Will Jailers Let An Inmate Use Their Cellphone?

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My son was arrested a few hours ago and we haven’t heard from him yet.  We know he’s supposed to get a phone call, but we’re worried he may not remember any phone numbers.  Will the people at the jail let him use his cell phone?

What Are the Advantages of Hiring a Bail Bondsman?

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My sister was arrested a few hours ago and we want to take her out of the jail, but we wanted to know if we need to hire a bail bondsman to do that.  Can we just do it ourselves? What are the advantages of hiring a Los Angeles bail bonds company?

Am I Eligible for 5% Bail Bonds?

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My fiancé was arrested last night and I want to get him out ASAP. The problem is that we don’t have a lot of money right now so I’m looking for the cheapest rate.  Am I eligible for 5% bail bonds? How does that work?

How Do I Turn Myself In On A Warrant?

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I recently found out I have an arrest warrant in Los Angeles County.  I want to get this cleared up as quickly as possible, and was hoping to get information about how to turn myself in. When someone learns they have an arrest warrant, the first thing they’ll want to do is to contact a