Signs That You Should Not Post Bail Bonds for Someone

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No one likes to think that someone they care for has lost their freedom and it’s natural to want to help get a friend or loved one out of jail. Most people don’t realize that posting bail bonds involves more than just paying the bondsman’s fee. They will also need to complete a bail bonds application. When they sign the … Read More

How to Get the Fastest Bail Bonds Service

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When someone is arrested it’s natural to want to get them out of jail fast. Although it’s impossible for anyone to speed up the arrest or booking process, there are things you can do to ensure you can get the fastest bail bonds service. This starts with contacting a local bondsman as soon as you learn the defendant has been … Read More

What to Do If You’re Arrested on July 4th Weekend

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If you or someone you care for has been arrested during the upcoming holiday weekend, you’ll want to keep several things in mind. First, you will not be able to “talk your way out of a pair of handcuffs.”  Law enforcement officials have heard every excuse in the book.  Be polite and don’t try to resist. If you try to … Read More

Things to Know About 4th of July Bail Bonds

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No one likes to think they could find themselves in a position where they’ll need to post 4th of July bail bonds. If you need help posting bail bonds on July 4, there are a few things you’ll want to remember.  First, although most bail bonds companies answer their phones 24-hours a day, that’s not to say they post bail … Read More

The Truth About 5% Bail Bonds

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If you’ve been asked to help get someone out of jail, it’s natural to want to find the best deal possible on bail bonds. Sometimes, people will start their search by calling every bondsman in the book, hoping to locate the best deal. Other times, people will start their search online. And while there are many companies that advertise discount … Read More

What to Do If You’re Arrested While on Vacation

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Many people think they won’t be able to post bail bonds for a friend or loved one who has been arrested in another state. Although vacation bail bonds are a bit more complicated to put together, they are not impossible. When you contact the bondsman, they will begin by asking you to provide as much information about the defendant, the … Read More

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