Are you Interested In Becoming A Bail Bondsman?
4 Big Mistakes You Can Make When You’re Out On Bail
You might sometimes ask yourself “who would ever want to become a bail bond agent?” In most people’s eyes, we’re constantly dealing with the worst of the worst of society, those who should stay locked up instead of being out on bail. Unfortunately, that’s a very limited view of the people who get into trouble. […]
3 Things That Should Make You Say No to A Bail Bond Agent
So you’ve found the right bail bond agent and have posted bail. Now that you’re out on bail and are trying to figure out what to do next, there are quite a few things that you should avoid so that you can put the arrest behind you and get on with your life. Let’s take […]
More Definitions You Might Need To Know Working With A Bail Bondsman
As we’ve mentioned before, sometimes bail bond agents get a bad reputation. In fact, we took two entire blogs to detail the many reasons that people tend to look down on them. Most often it’s because of the people we work with, and the parts of town that we’re in. Other times it’s the fact […]
A Glossary For Understanding What A Bail Agent Might Say
In a recent blog, we discussed some of the most common words you might come across when you are in need of a bail bond. First, we gave you some quick definitions of what bail and bail bonds are, and what a bail bondsman does and how they can help. We also talked about how […]
What To Look For In A Bail Bond Agency
While the words you hear a bail agent use might not be as confusing as much of the “legalese” that you’ll hear in a courtroom, there are still some terms that you might not be familiar with. Still, getting bail money is part of the legal process, and therefore you might hear some terms that […]
Why Do Judges Allow Arrested People to Post Bail At All?
While we’re sure you’d be perfectly happy going your entire life without having to deal with a bail bond agency, it’s unlikely that’s the case if you’re here on our site. Now you have to find out, in a short amount of time, how to get bail money and which bail bondsman is right for […]
You Won’t Need a Bail Bond Agent If the Judge Denies Bail
In our previous blog we touched on the many reasons that a judge could deny bail. The most obvious reason is if the judge believes the accused could be a flight risk, and that could in part be due to the seriousness of the crime: the harsher the punishment could be, the more likely […]
What If I Don’t Have Cash?
While most of the articles we’ve written have been about how to secure bail money, there are some circumstances in which we simply can’t help you. For instance, you won’t be needing a bail bond agent — or any bond money whatsoever — if the judge denies bail in the first place. Why would a […]
What To Do If The Person You Helped Skips Bail
Okay, raise your hand if you have $10,000 in cash sitting around your house? We’re sure not a lot of hands went up, because a) people tend to keep their money in banks, and b) anyone who doesn’t trust banks isn’t going to trust cash either, and they’ll have it in gold instead. The fact […]
The title of this article brings up the old adage “it’s not your fault, but it is your problem.” It’s very likely that you, as the person who put up the money, had the belief that the person you helped would stick around and show up for their day in court. If you didn’t, you […]