What Is A Bail Bond Reinstatement?

A bail bond reinstatement goes hand-in-hand with a bail bond forfeiture. In order to understand what both these terms mean, you need to understand what actions will precipitate a forfeiture and what will then become a request for reinstatement. If you have posted bond in order to get out of jail while awaiting your court […]

Bail Bonds   |  August 20th, 2013    |  No Comments »

What to look for when searching for a bail bondsman

If you have been arrested or charged with a criminal offense for which you must either spend time in jail or provide bail, you will need a bail bondsman to provide you with the money. Either yourself or a loved one will have to find a bail bondsman to help bail you out of jail. […]

Bail Bonds   |  May 20th, 2011    |  No Comments »

An overview of the service a bail bonds agent provides for the consumer

Bail bonds agents might have sketchy reputations, however, the service they provide is invaluable for the countless number of people who call on their services every day. Regardless of the public perception when you need a bail bondsman you will gladly overlook what you have heard in order to be free from jail. A bail […]

Bail Bonds   |  May 2nd, 2011    |  No Comments »

How do bail bonds work?

Bail bonds are used to help people get out of jail while they are waiting for their court date. What generally happens is that you are arrested and must appear before the court at a preliminary hearing. At this hearing you will have to enter a plea – either guilty or not guilty, and the […]

Bail Bonds   |  March 16th, 2011    |  No Comments »

How to post bail and do I have to use a bondsman to post bail?

After you have been arrested on a DUI charge, you will have to face a court bail hearing where you will be asked to post bail in order to obtain release prior to your court hearing. However, sometimes the amount of the bail can be quite steep and many people are unable to come up […]

Bail Bonds   |  March 3rd, 2011    |  1 Comment »

Is collateral always required for a bail bond and what payment types are accepted?

When it comes to bail bonds there are different forms of payment that can be given. While the most common form is cash, bonds agents are open to other forms of payment – however, none of them are very palatable; the reason for this is to make showing up in court very attractive by making […]

Bail Bonds   |  February 19th, 2011    |  No Comments »

What does it mean to forfeit or jump bail? And what are the consequences of jumping bail?

Forfeiting or jumping bail is a very serious offense – along with the original crime, it is considered another, separate criminal offense that has its own charges. Furthermore, the failure to appear at your court hearing will result in the immediate forfeiture of your bail and the issuance of a warrant for your arrest. The […]

Bail Bonds   |  December 27th, 2010    |  No Comments »

What is the average bail bonds rate or fee?

Following an arrest for a DUI, most people suddenly find themselves having to learn very quickly about our judicial system. If you are given bail, then you will have to find a way of paying the money or remaining in custody until your court hearing. If you do not have the money requested by the […]

Bail Bonds   |  November 14th, 2010    |  2 Comments »