What to Do When a Loved One Is Arrested

No one wants to get that call — your loved one has been arrested and is contacting you from jail. Your first instinct may be to panic, but it’s important to remain calm in order to best help the arrested person. Now is not the time to worry about the […]

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The Problem of Jail Overcrowding

Jail overcrowding is a problem that plagues facilities across the nation, and is especially prevalent in California. It’s estimated that every month, approximately 13,500 inmates housed in California jails are released early. Over the past three years, the number of inmates gaining early release has jumped 34 percent. In Los […]

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An Introduction to Bail Bonds Terminology

Bail bonds allow a person who has been arrested to go free while they await their trial. If a person is arrested and the judge sets bail, a bail bondsman will put up the full amount for a fee of around 10 percent. This service allows people who cannot afford the full […]

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Weird Crimes of 2014

It’s an unfortunate fact that crime is an everyday occurrence in our society. As any bail bondsman can attest, people from all walks of life wander over to the wrong side of the law — and some of them are unforgettable. The year 2014 brought us some strange crime stories […]

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The History of Bail Bonds

No one likes to think about what would happen if they or a loved one found themselves in jail. One thing is certain — once behind bars, the goal is to get out as quickly as possible. In many cases, the arrested person is given the opportunity to post bail. […]

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