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

Solano County Bail Bonds on New Year’s Eve

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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

Christmas Bail Bonds in Los Angeles

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The idea that someone you care for could have been arrested on Christmas Day or arrested on Christmas Eve can be terrifying, especially if you’ve never needed to help someone post bail before. Our company understands how stressful this situation can be, which is why we have California bail bonds agents available 24-7 to help with emergency bail bonds and … Read More

New Year’s Eve Bail Bonds in Los Angeles

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If someone you know has been arrested on Dec. 31, you’ll want to contact a Los Angeles bondsman as soon as possible. Our company has decades of experience in helping people get out of jail fast and we have licensed California bail bonds agents standing by 24-hours a day, 365-days a year. We offer New Year’s Eve bail bonds and … Read More

How is Bail Set in California?

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My son and daughter-in-law were arrested last night while they were driving in the car with their infant son.  My son’s bail was set at $100,000, but his wife’s bail was only set at $40,000. Was his bail higher because he’s a man? Did the jail give her a break because she’s a stay-at-home mom? We’re trying to figure out … Read More

What to Expect When You Call a Bondsman

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No one ever expects to be on the receiving end of an outbound call from the jail.  In a matter of minutes your head starts to spin. Not only are you trying to process the idea that someone you care for has been arrested and needs your help, you’re trying to figure out how this whole “bail bonds” thing is … Read More

Do I Qualify for No Collateral Bail Bonds?

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My son was arrested a few hours ago on a domestic battery charge and his bail has been set at $25,000. He’s currently being held in one of the Los Angeles jails and my husband and I obviously want to get him out ASAP.  We have the full $2,500 to pay the bondsman but we’re currently renting our home.  Will … Read More