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Who is in Jail and Why?

There is a false public perception that jails across the country are overcrowded with people who have committed non-violent crimes and are in prison simply because they cannot afford bail. Non-violent crimes include those that do not involve force or cause injury to an individual. Economic damage and loss to an individual determine the seriousness… Read more »

Why are Bail Bond Fees Non-Refundable?

Bail agents get asked this question often. A bail bond fee, or a premium, is akin to an insurance product where an individual pays the price for a product or service. In the bail bond case, the agent offers to get your loved one out of jail and assume financial liability for the defendant. They… Read more »

Can You Bail Someone Out from Another State?

Can you bail someone out from another state? Yes, yes, you can. However, the process is a little bit different than conventional bail bonds. Let’s walk you through it. Having close friends or loved ones living in different states can be stressful. It might make you feel like you cannot help them if something goes… Read more »

Risk Assessments Put Your Safety At Risk

Senator John Kennedy, who represents Louisiana in the U.S. Senate, recently wrote an opinion piece for Fox News titled, “Bail, bond decisions are being made today with algorithms – that puts your safety at risk.” He stated that “Algorithms diminish public safety in this country. They ask us to pretend that lengthy arrest records and… Read more »

3 Reasons a Judge Might Deny You Bail

Were you expecting bail, only to find that the judge may have denied you that right? Well, here are our top 3 reasons judges deny bail. Bail is not a guaranteed thing. For various reasons, a judge can always deny you (the defendant in this scenario) bail. The most common three reasons include: You’re not… Read more »

Why Is The Bail Bonds System Necessary?

Don’t Let The Money Distract You Our Founding Fathers made it clear when they wrote the Eighth Amendment that they felt its necessary to outline the role of bail in our government. “Excessive bail shall not be required” is how they chose to describe the limits of responsible bail practice. The only question today is,… Read more »

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The Seven Types of Bail Bonds – An Explanation

There are seven different types of bail. Each type has its own set of rules, regulations, laws, and purpose. Those seven different types are as follows: Surety Bonds Cash Bail Bonds Property Bonds Citation Release Recognizance Release Immigration Bail Bonds Federal Bail Bonds Surety Bonds In a surety bond, the bail bond agency pays the… Read more »

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What You Should Know Before Contacting a Bail Agent

The Atlanta bail bond process can be confusing, particularly when you are stressed trying to get a loved one released from jail. First and foremost, know that bail agents take their role in the criminal justice system very seriously and strive to serve those in need promptly and professionally. Bail agents facilitate the release of… Read more »

The Federal Bail Bond System – An Explanation

The federal bail bond system can be much more confusing than the state bail system. However, we’re here to ensure you understand every process step. The process isn’t simple when you must bail someone out of a federal jail. First, you’ll need a local bail agent to go to prison to release your loved one,… Read more »

Why Hire A Bail Bonds Company?

A Bail Bonds Company Is Sure To Get You The Money You Need Most of us don’t have an extra couple of $100,000 lying around. That’s why if we find ourselves in custody, we panic as soon as the judge sets bail. Some people may even make poor decisions and sell all their belongings to… Read more »