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
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
A few weeks ago, we bailed my sister out of the Van Nuys Jail. Her bail was set at $80,000 and we agreed to pay $8,000 to the bondsman in LA. The agreement was that we’d put $4,000 down and make monthly payments on the rest. Last night she was arrested at our home by the US Marshals Service and … Read More
I live in Florida. A few months back, I helped pay for a bail bond for my sister who lives in California. She was arrested for domestic violence and her bail was set at $50,000. We agreed to put half down and make payments on the rest. The case was never filed, and our attorney friend out here says the … Read More
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
Our son was arrested late last night for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He’s being held at the Van Nuys Jail on $50,000 bail. We’ve already talked to a defense attorney and we’re pretty sure the case will be dropped because our son is innocent, and he didn’t do what the police are accusing him of.
My friend was arrested last night and her bail is $100,000. She’s completely estranged from all of her family, so she doesn’t have anyone who can help her out. She swears she’ll go to court and pay me back and I sort of feel bad for her. We’ve only known each other for a few weeks but I don’t want … Read More
If you’ve learned that someone you care for has been arrested and booked into one of the California jails, you’ll want to contact a local bondsman as quickly as possible. If you’re like most people, you’ve never needed to help get someone out of jail before and the idea of needing to hire a bail bonds agent can feel overwhelming. … Read More