The purpose of bail is to make sure the defendant shows up at scheduled court hearings. Of course, by the time a defendant is thinking about future court dates, they've more than likely already been … [Read more...] about What Happens at a Bail Hearing?
Knowledge is a powerful thing, and if you happen to be dealing with the bail system, you can learn a few simple things to gain that power. Just by being more familiar with certain terms and what they … [Read more...] about 5 Important Terms about Bail Bonds
Of course you want to avoid what’s coming. Nobody actually looks forward to their court date after being arrested. But let’s start with the obvious … skipping bail has consequences that will impact … [Read more...] about What are the Consequences of Skipping Bail?
Of all the favors that someone can ask of you, posting bail on their behalf is a big one, although you can take a little pleasure from the fact that you’ve got a friend that trusts you enough to want … [Read more...] about How to Post Bail for Someone You Know
Collateral provides your bondsman with the assurance that you'll show up when you need to. If someone who is arrested is given the opportunity to secure their release on bail but they don't have the … [Read more...] about When is Collateral Needed With a Bail Bond?