When all is working as it should with respect to a bail bond, a defendant goes through booking, processing and their bail hearing and, assuming that they cannot or choose not to pay the full amount of … [Read more...] about Can you be Arrested by your Bail Bondsman?
Bail Bondsmen - What Exactly do They Do? And How Does it All Work?
Bail bonds, and the bail bondsmen who will help you get your friend or family member out of jail, are poorly understood. Fred Frank Bail Bonds has been in this business for over 50 years, and three generations of the Frank family have served Baltimore's bail bond needs during that time. This section of our website will give you some more information about what bail bondsmen do, and how they'll walk you through the process of posting and paying for bail for your loved one.
Watch Out for these 6 Bail Bonds Scams
We talk about bail amounts and the process of securing release as something that can be understood and navigated with just a little effort, and Fred Franks, as the oldest bail bonds company in … [Read more...] about Watch Out for these 6 Bail Bonds Scams
Movie Bounty Hunters – Much More Interesting Than Real Life
Let's have a little fun...the role of "bounty hunter" has been glorified in stories, movies, television, and the press for decades. The reality, as any fugitive recovery agent (aka "bounty hunter") … [Read more...] about Movie Bounty Hunters – Much More Interesting Than Real Life
What Makes for a Good Bail Bondsman?
Dealing with the criminal justice system has its realities. It’s true that there’s a higher likelihood that people who work in companies that are connected with the criminal justice system (outside … [Read more...] about What Makes for a Good Bail Bondsman?
Heavy Handedness in the Bail Reform World
In New Jersey, a sort of Kafkaesque nightmare has arisen for those who worked in the bail bonds industry before the state passed money bail "reform" in 2017. You see, these bail bondsmen can no longer … [Read more...] about Heavy Handedness in the Bail Reform World
Fugitive Recovery Agents & Bail Enforcement
Known more commonly as “bounty hunters” (a term not preferred by those practicing the profession), Fugitive Recovery Agents track down and “recover” (i.e. apprehend and return) individuals who have … [Read more...] about Fugitive Recovery Agents & Bail Enforcement