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
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Another Day, Another Criminal Justice Reform Fail
In Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno wants bail reform. But it's not the type you may think - far from wanting to see "reform" that lets more people out of jail without financial … [Read more...] about Another Day, Another Criminal Justice Reform Fail
How to Post Bail for Someone You Know
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
When is Collateral Needed With a Bail Bond?
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?
1% Bail Bonds in Maryland
There's quite a bit of chatter in the bail bonds industry about "1% bail bonds." But what does that really mean? To a casual observer, it may not mean much at all. For someone with a friend, family … [Read more...] about 1% Bail Bonds in Maryland
BJS Outlines the Case For and Against Commercial Bail
The latest articles we've added here to the resources section of the Fred Frank Bail Bonds website have focused on a report from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics that takes a true "deep dive" … [Read more...] about BJS Outlines the Case For and Against Commercial Bail