National Crimes Victims’ Rights Week

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The bondsmen at Tonya Page Bail Bonds would like to recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week held this year April 18 through 24. Every year in April since 1981, The Office for Victims of Crime, or (OVC) has helped lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week or (NCVRW). They have helped do this by promoting victims’ … Read More

Call From Jail: To Bail or Not to Bail?

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One question we hear regularly as bondsmen is, “Should I post bail?” For many people, it’s a complicated question. Even more so if the individual you’re thinking about bailing out is your son or daughter… When your child was born, you brought them home with all the new and exciting anticipations of parenthood. As they grew, you’ve been proud of the … Read More

What Happens if Someone Fails to Appear in Court?

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Failure to Apear: The Legal System When someone is released from jail, they must follow through with all of their court responsibilities. Should they not go to at court when promised (called “failure to appear“), a “bench warrant” will be issued by the judge for their immediate arrest.  Police may actively seek the individual and they will be taken back into custody if they … Read More

Brea Jail Information

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General Information Brea Police Department 1 Civic Center Circle Brea, CA 92821 714-990-7626 Brea Bail Bonds The general office at Brea is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7.p.m. and Saturday from  8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and is closed on Sunday.Detainees who are not bailed out quickly or otherwise released from jail,  may be transferred to the Orange County jail if … Read More

What Does Being Released Own Recognizance (O.R.) Mean?

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Release on “O.R.” (own recognizance) is one option for release from jail. Being released on one’s own recognizance (O.R.) , means that a defendant will be released from jail without having to post bail. It means the court judge has confidence that the defendant will take the responsibility to appear for any mandated court proceedings. When deciding to release someone on O.R., the judge will … Read More

Tips to Help You Hire a Bail Bondsman

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When a person has been arrested and taken to jail, bail will be set according to the county’s bail schedule. If the bail amount is low, all the defendant will probably need is a family member, good friend or their attorney to bail them out of jail with cash. This money serves as a guarantee that the defendant will show up … Read More

Understanding Bail Bonds

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Whenever a story about an arrest has appeared on the news, you’ve probably heard the anchor wrap it up with phrases like: “Bail for the defendant was set at $50,000.” Or perhaps, “Bail was posted for this defendant by the family. The defendant was released from jail this morning.” You may then ask yourself: What do they mean by “bail”, … Read More

What To Do If Someone Is Arrested

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Getting arrested may be the last thing you ever expected to happen to someone that you know and care about. But when it does happen, what should you know what to do? First, stay calm. Yes, this is a crisis, but you will get through it and there are experts to help. If the person who is arrested calls you, get any … Read More

How to Choose a Good Bail Bondsman

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If you have a loved one in jail and you are planning to get a bondsman to help release him or her, it is important to make sure you get someone you can trust. There are several considerations that go into choosing this person, but let’s begin with a short explanation of bail bond fees: Bail Costs & Fees When … Read More

What Does a Bail Bondsman Do & Why?

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Who Is a Bail Bondsman & What Do They Do? A bail bondsman is someone who works alone or is part of a company that lends money to a person in custody or their friend/family member for the purpose of getting that arrestee released from jail. The bail bond is very much like an insurance contract because it is used … Read More