Getting charged with a crime - even a misdemeanor - is no small thing. Of course it matters whether you did the thing they're accusing you of, but let's put that aside for a moment. No matter your … [Read more...] about Protect your assets when facing charges
Bail Bonds - Information, Updates, & How the Process Works
If you're searching for or about bail or bail bonds, chances are you have a loved one who needs your help. We'll provide information about bail bonds herein, including some details that are quite specific to Maryland and its various jurisdictions. If you have questions and want immediate answers and help in this trying time, we urge you to contact us - we're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Fred Frank is the premier Baltimore bail bondsman - we cover the entire state of Maryland, as well as the surrounding states. We have over 50 years of experience in this business, and that means that when you contact us, we will walk you through the process carefully, with compassion, and with great efficiency.
A Rundown of What’s Going on in the World of Bail
It's a wild world out there, and in bail reform news, we're drinking from a fire hose! From opinion pieces, big data analytics, legal maneuvering, and more, here's a bit of a rundown on what's been … [Read more...] about A Rundown of What’s Going on in the World of Bail
E-Carceration and the New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, an opinion columnist for the New York Times made some interesting comparisons between recent criminal justice reforms (especially bail reform) and Jim Crow. That can't be good. So … [Read more...] about E-Carceration and the New Jim Crow
Avoid These Mistakes When You Post Bail
So you've had the misfortune of being arrested. Perhaps you're guilty, perhaps you're not, but either way, you need to work your way through the criminal justice system to the end of the process. … [Read more...] about Avoid These Mistakes When You Post Bail
How long can you spend in jail?
"Habeas corpus" is a legal term that is still expressed in Latin, and which is literally translated as something along the lines of "you should present the body [of the detainee] to the court". It … [Read more...] about How long can you spend in jail?
Bail Gets Real for 2 New Orleans Men Accused of Sex Trafficking
Bail as a deterrent? It's not unheard of, and from a policy perspective, it sends a strong message to would-be perpetrators. For certain classes of crime, there is (in the minds of some) no punishment … [Read more...] about Bail Gets Real for 2 New Orleans Men Accused of Sex Trafficking