4 Big Mistakes You Can Make When You’re Out On Bail

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 […]

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A Glossary For Understanding What A Bail Agent Might Say

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 […]

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Why Do Judges Allow Arrested People to Post Bail At All?

  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 […]

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What If I Don’t Have Cash?

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 […]

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What To Do If The Person You Helped Skips Bail

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 […]

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Why Well-Off People Still Use Bail Bonds

Because of the way that bail bondsmen are portrayed in movies and television shows, often showing us in the seedier parts of town, you think that the kind of people who stop by a bail bond agency are seedy as well. But that’s just what the entertainment industry shows, when in truth people from every […]

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Why Do Bail Bond Companies Get a Bad Reputation?

Admit it. If you’ve never dealt with a bail bonds company, you have a bad view of bail bondsmen. You might not know why you have such a negative view of a bond agency, but for some reason there’s something that just bugs you about the whole idea. Let’s take a look at why this […]

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Thanks for Stopping By J & J Bail Bonds!

We’d like to thank you for stopping by J & J Bail Bonds, serving Michigan for more than 20 years. During that time our bondsmen have provided thousands of bail bonds to people via our 17 locations across the state, delivering not only jail bonds but also information about how the process works. When it […]

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