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Crucial Role of the Bail Bond Co-Signer

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If there is one person that someone out on bail does not want to anger, annoy, or lose trust with, it is the co-signer of his or her bail bond. If the co-signer is a best friend, then the defendant can butt heads with their siblings and parents all they want. It is the best friend that he or she wants to be on good terms with. The co-signer, holds a lot of power in regards to this person’s free standing.

Bail bonds require a co-signer, and a co-signer is someone who will vouch for the defendant. The defendant is responsible for getting him or herself to court as scheduled, but the co-signer is also responsible for getting the defendant to court...

Art of Bailing Out of Jail

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Bailing out of jail is a task that is less complex than most people think, and it is certainly a stress reliever as well. It requires a little bit of research, professional help, money, and a lot of moral support and strength. Here is what it takes to bail a person out of jail.

  • Hiring a professional bail agent and company.
  • Some research ought to be done in order to find the best bail bond company to help you. Affordability, response rate, work speed, and overall customer satisfaction are important things to look for.
  • Settling on a workable payment schedule.
  • A bail bond will cost at the very least, 10% of the bail amount. This 10% is called the premium and can be split up into multiple payments that are made weekly or monthly, depending on the payment schedule...

Get Ahead on Bail Bond Payments Using Your Tax Returns

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Tax returns are treated like free money. Most people either put it into their savings account, or treat themselves to something nice. Some people may choose to use it to pay off a bail bond, which is definitely acceptable.

A part of what makes bail bonds more flexible and a more ideal alternative to paying for bail, is that it can be paid off with cash, credit, debit, and checks. This means that when a person receives their tax return and deposits it into their account, they can then write a check, cash it, or apply it to a debit or credit charge for a bail bond payment. Tax returns can get a person ahead in their bail bond payments.

Keep track of bail bond payments and do not fall behind. Anaheim Bail Bond Store will be with you each step of the process so you know will not be trying to...

California’s Sanctuary Cities

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Los Angeles is among California’s self-proclaimed sanctuary cities. There is no formal definition of a sanctuary city, but in general, it is one that vows to protect its immigrants from deportation. In the United States, there are an upwards of 300 sanctuary cities. Some tips for immigrants would be:

  • Make copies of your visas and green cards. Keep a copy safe at home, give copies to trusted loved ones, and carry a copy on you at all times.
  • If you are stopped by the police, you do not need to reveal your immigration status.
  • If you are arrested, you have the right to remain silent, the right to bail, and the right to a lawyer.
  • Your arrest does not prompt an automatic deportation. You actually have people fighting for you: family, friends, strangers, and non-profit groups.
  • You can get yo...

The Right to Bail is Yours

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long beach bail bonds

When someone is arrested, it is because they are being accused of doing something illegal. They broke the rules and need to be punished. It is easy to think that the odds are stacked against them, but this isn’t always true. After all, even arrestees and defendants have rights to protect themselves, and they have professionals, friends, and family members supporting and fighting for them.

A defendant has the right to remain silent, the right to a lawyer, and the right to a fair and speedy trial. They have the right to bail and Fullerton Bail Bond Store is the professional bail bond company to protect this right and see it through.

Bail bonds cost 10% of the defendant’s full bail amount, and the bail amount is based on the crime committed, any criminal history the defendant has, their...

The Benefits to Bail Bonds

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People associate bail bonds with crime, dangerous people, and jail. All of which, are negative thoughts. At Eastside Bail Bond Store, we understand this. However, it is one of our goals to help you see otherwise. We are here to help bail defendants out of jail and to show why this is a good thing.

Every defendant in jail has concerned and loving family members and friends. Imagine you have a loved one in jail. Now imagine the jail itself: cold, dark, dirty, uncomfortable, and no privacy. The idea of your loved one living here for an unknown amount of time is heartbreaking, but if you use a bail bond, you can bring them home today.

By bringing them home, you can spend more time with them, which they probably want...

How to Get Out of Jail

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In the justice system, “arraignment” is when a defendant, stands before a judge for the first time. This is not part of the trial. Arraignment occurs after the arrest and booking process, but before the trial. This is when the defendant is formally charged for a crime and the judge decides the defendant’s immediate fate. The judge will decide whether the defendant will be allowed bail, and if so, how much, or if he or she is to remain in custody during the trial. Being released from jail poses a few options that are up to the judge:

Bail:
Bail is the amount of money owed in order to be released from jail for the duration of trial. Bail can be posted by cash, or with a bail bond from a professional company like Bluff Park Bail Bond Store...

Think Twice Before Hitting “Post”

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These days, we live on our cell phones and social media. This is how we stay in touch with friends and family and how we tell stories about what cool things we have been up to lately. As fun as social media is, there are untold rules that ought to be followed.

You know how you have been warned not to post drunken profile pictures of yourself on Facebook because your employer could see it? The same rules apply when you are doing anything. There are certain things you should avoid posting on social media in case it comes back to be used against you, like getting you arrested. Think twice before posting:

  • Threats, even if you truly meant it as a joke.
  • Bullying messages.
  • A photo that can only be taken from a spot that is on private property where you do not have permission to be.
  • A photo of i...

Help Wanted!

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long beach bail bonds

In a scary moment, a person should never be afraid to ask for help. In fact, it is in these stressful situations, like getting arrested, that a person wants to be vulnerable and lose a little pride so they can ask their loved ones for help. The embarrassment felt is the least of their worries, trust us.

How do you think a person fares by getting arrested, posting bail, and going to court by themselves? They did not tell their trusted loved ones about this ordeal, and feel lonely because of that fact. It is tough dealing with this on one’s own.

By admitting a wrongdoing to loved ones, and asking for help, friends and family will be right by their side in no time. One can post bail faster with this help. Dealing with the court can be more emotionally doable...

The Best Agents at Long Beach Bail Bonds

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With your loved one’s freedom literally in the hands of a stranger at Long Beach Bail Bonds, you must have anxiety running through you. That is in addition to the stress and other emotions you are dealing with knowing that your loved one is sitting in jail. Let us help you ease that stress.

Long Beach Bail Bonds bail agents are licensed professionals. We require all representatives to complete mandatory training courses to keep their license up-to-date. Included in these courses are not only the technical aspects of going through the bail bond process, but also sensitivity and customer service training. At Long Beach Bail Bonds, we only employ those who are in this profession because they genuinely want to help another family. You will find some comfort just by talking with your Long Be...