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Best Friends and Bail Bonds

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No matter how much you have tried to get your best friend to turn their lives around, no matter how many times you have told them that they are capable of accomplishing great things, they do not seem to listen. The police know them pretty well, given the handful of visits they have paid each other. They have never been formally arrested but you have a gut feeling that is going to change one day, and when that day comes, you have every intention of doing everything that you can to help them out. That includes bailing them out of jail. That is how much you care about them.

Bail bonds are the more affordable option to posting bail, and we at Artesia Bail Bond Store always encourage people to use bail bonds. Overall, it is a more ideal situation. You only pay the 10% premium, and you have a l...

Bail Bond Truths Revealed By Debunking Common Myths

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A lot of what people understand about the bail bond industry, before ever finding out they will need a bail bond, is what they see on television. Even then, what they learn from television about bail bonds is very little, and certainly not the whole picture. We are here to spill some truths by debunking common myths surrounding the bail bonds industry.

  • Myth: Only family members can help bail out the individual.
  • Truth: Simply put, anyone willing to help the individual pay for bail, can do so. Multiple parties can pay for the bail bond.
  • Myth: Bail bonds must be paid for in cash.
  • Truth: Bail bond payments can be made in cash, credit or debit, or check form.
  • Myth: Bail agents can lower the cost of bail.
  • Truth: Bail agents do not have the authority to lower bail, nor can they speak to a judge...

Explaining Bail Bonds

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When a person is arrested for a crime, he or she will have an arraignment hearing, at which time the judge will announce how much his or her bail is. Fortunately, the individual does not have to pay for bail on his or her own. Anyone can help pay for bail if they wish, though it is not cheap. In addition, a bail bonds company can help pay for bail with a bail bond, which lowers the cost that participating individuals need to pay. Here’s where Artesia Bail Bond Store comes in.

By using a bail bond, anyone paying for the bail will only need to pay 10% of the bail. This 10% is paid to the bail bonds company over a payment plan. The bail bonds company, backed by an insurance company, signs off on the bond and submits it to the court.

    The defendant is then freed on the conditions that he or ...

Bye Bye, Vacation – Bail Comes First

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Spring is springing and that means travelers are traveling! All kinds of destinations are calling our names, but sometimes, travel plans are rudely interrupted. An untimely arrest befalls a person and suddenly, they have to craft their immediate future around this legal case.

Now, some people who bail out of jail will be allowed to travel. They may have certain geographical restrictions as to where they can and cannot go. They will definitely have time restrictions – no matter what, they have to show up for their court dates. That may mean cutting the trip short or canceling it altogether.

Some people will not be allowed to travel at all while out on bail.

Your vacation, which was once a priority, now comes second to this criminal case. Missing court will hinder the defendant...