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

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

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

Eligibility Requirements for Bail Bonds Payment Plans

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Young woman looking from behind the bars

My sister was arrested a few hours ago on some old felony charges and she’s being held at the Van Nuys Jail. Her bail has been set at $26,000, so it sounds like the fee is going to be $2,600.  Right now, the only people she has to help are me and her 19-year-old daughter. My credit isn’t great so … Read More

Can I Revoke a Bail Bond That I Cosigned For?

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A few months back, I cosigned on a bail bond for my now ex-boyfriend. He still owes $2,000 but he’s not making the payments. The bail bonds people are saying that if he’s not paying, I’ll need to pay, and my ex isn’t returning my calls. Can I have his bond revoked? I don’t feel like dealing with this anymore. … Read More