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

New Year’s Eve Bail Bonds in Orange County

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When someone is arrested and taken to one of the Orange County Jails, the first thing you should do is to contact a local bail bondsman. Our company provides Orange County bail bonds services for all of the local jails including the Orange County Main Jail, the Orange County Women’s Jail, the Laguna Beach Jail, the Newport Beach Jail and … 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

Eligibility Requirements for Bail Bonds Payment Plans

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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

Am I Eligible for $0 Down Bail Bonds?

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My wife was arrested last night on felony DUI charges and her bail was set at $100,000. I’ve been looking around on the internet and I’ve seen a bunch of ads for zero-down bail bonds. How can I find out if I’m eligible for that?  Money is a little bit tight right now because of the holidays.

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