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2 Common Boating Arrests: BUIs & MIPs

Come Memorial Day, one of the busiest boating days of the year, summer parties and boating season will be in full swing. Extra care needs to be taken on the water since alcohol and boating can easily become a very scary mix. Unfortunately, alcohol is the leading factor in approximately 34% of all boating deaths […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Beth Chapman Elected National Bail Bonds President

Beth and Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman originally gained national recognition with their A&E show “Dog the Bounty Hunter” and later the Country Music Television series “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt.” They then put their reality-TV show on hold so Beth could run her campaign for president of the National Bail Bonds Association, […]

By |April 12th, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

How to Determine Bail and Bail Scheduling

How is Bail Determined?

During a defendant’s first court appearance following their arrest is when a judge ordinarily sets bail. The more serious and dangerous the crime, the higher the amount of bail will generally be. Bail for felony offenses is usually five to ten times the bail required for misdemeanors. Judges have the sole authority to […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Additional Charges Scam

If you have recently posted a bond or are planning to do so, it is important to be aware there is a scam being used to con unsuspecting families. A scammer claims to work for a bail agent and contacts you after you’ve posted bond for a family member. They tell you that your loved […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Pre-trial Procedures in Civil and Criminal Cases

The law deals with two kinds of cases: civil and criminal. Civil cases involve conflicts between people or institutions and occur when a person or organization files a complaint in court. Criminal cases involve enforcing the behaviors of individuals or institutions, with charges against the person alleged to have committed the crime brought by the  […]

By |March 5th, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Proper Courtroom Etiquette for Defendants

Court proceedings are serious matters and should be treated as such. As a defendant, your actions and attitude will be noted by everyone in the courtroom. Your etiquette could even determine whether you win or lose your case.

Attire

Arrive for your court appearance properly groomed. Hair should be combed and cut if necessary. No causal clothing […]

By |February 21st, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

What to Expect After You Have Been Arrested for a DUI

Ask for a Lawyer

Ask to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. After you make this statement, do not make any other comments about your case. Be aware that most patrol cars have recording devices and your statements and actions can be used against you.

Implied Consent

Under “implied consent” laws in all states, when you apply for […]

By |February 5th, 2016|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Bail Bonds Collateral FAQs:

What is Collateral:

Bail collateral can be offered in place of or in addition to bail money to ensure that the person arrested will appear in court. Collateral covers the bail company’s costs of finding and returning to jail the arrested party should they fail to appear in court.

Do I Need Collateral:

Every case is different, meaning […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Bail Bonding Companies – Payment Plans

Pulling together thousands of dollars at a moment’s notice is not an easy task for a majority of the population. However, if you or a loved one have been arrested, you will find yourself in this exact situation. Getting yourself or a loved on out of jail requires financial resources that most people can’t access […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

Bail Bond Co-Signers

When somebody co-signs for a bail bond, that person has to sign a promissory note or an indemnity agreement which says he or she is financially obligated to pay the entire bail amount if the accused person does not appear in court. After co-signing the bail bond, the accused will subsequently be released from detention […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Bail Bonds|0 Comments