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Questions to Ask a Potential Bail Bondsman

Getting a bail bond for the first time can make an already stressful situation even more daunting and confusing. You’ll probably have a lot of questions when you first contact a bail bond agent, and it’s easy for some of those questions to slip through the cracks and be forgotten in the whirlwind. To make

Should You Use a Bail Bond or Your Own Money?

If a loved one has been arrested, your first instinct may be to dig into your own bank account or ask friends and family members for money to help post bail. It’s true that you or a defendant can post bail for themselves if certain conditions are met. But bail can range from hundreds of

Don’ts of Working With a Bail Bond Agency

Nobody plans on getting arrested. That’s why it’s important to research bail bond agencies when you’re free. That way, you’re prepared when the unexpected happens. If you want a smooth and painless bail bond process, there are some things you should avoid. Here are the 6 things not to do when working with a bail

4 Ways a Bail Bond Company Offers Discreet Services

Getting arrested can be more than just embarrassing. It can also be a major hit to your career and your personal life. Whether you want to keep the information from your family and friends or you want to protect your job, you’ll want to handle the situation quickly and discreetly. That’s where a bail bond

What Does It Mean To Co-Sign on a Bond?

If someone you care about has been arrested and is in jail awaiting trial, co-signing a bail bond can be a way for you to get them out from behind bars while they wait for their court date. If you’ve never co-signed for a bail bond, you may wonder how it works and if it’s

A Guide to Pending Charges & Bail Bonds

Not everyone who is arrested has charges filed against them right away. In some cases, the accused will be released from jail with charges pending. The outcome could go any number of different ways with a risk of potential charge. While waiting to see what or if charges will be filed, the period of uncertainty

Can An Inmate Post a Bail Bond for Themselves?

If you have a friend or a loved one who was recently arrested, you might be wondering if they can post bail themselves or if you will need to take the reins and figure out how to get them released. The simple answer is yes, they can bail themselves out of jail, but that yes

What are Immigration Bail Bonds?

Foreign nationals who violate American immigration policies and laws are considered illegal immigrants. If you have crossed over the United States border without inspection or proper authorization, you stay beyond an authorized period following legal entry on a Visa, or it has become expired, you will be classified as an illegal alien. When you are

What Happens at an Arraignment

The criminal defense process in Texas has several steps that outline the process that law enforcement and the court system follow when a suspect has been arrested. The arraignment is part of that process. Here’s what happens at an arraignment.

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