What It Takes To Be A Bail Bond Co-Signer

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Should you ever agree to co-sign someone’s bail bond, you must take your role very seriously. Being a bail bond co-signer, even for someone very close to you, puts you at risk of losing money and/or belongings you put up as collateral. You essentially must stay on top of them and see to it that they go to their court dates, that they do not flee, that they do not get into additional trouble, or more such as making sure that they obey curfew or go to counseling.

If the defendant violates any of his or her release terms and conditions, then he or she can be re-arrested. The bail bond will be revoked and then you may owe the bail bond company money and your collateral.

However, you are not at a total loss here. You can sign on to be a co-signer, and then at anytime sign-off...

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Major Bail Bond Benefits You May Not Know About

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Being in jail is simply sitting around all day doing nothing, having a few just-okay meals, and being allowed outside, maybe, for a few hours. Other than that, there is not much to it, pretty boring and miserable. As silly as it sounds, being in jail is actually hard work.

  • If an inmate wants to make a phone call, get soap or new shirts, or write to family and friends, he or she will need to have money to pay for it. In addition, it is not like inmates have a bank account at their disposal. These things are not free.
  • Speaking of money, obviously being in jail puts inmates out of work for a good paycheck. Some inmates may be assigned to different duties and tasks while in jail like doing laundry or cleaning, which will earn them a little bit of money.
  • Inmates will need to figure out how ...
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The Bail Bond Red Carpet

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Celebrities live the good life, so why do so many of them end up getting arrested and charged with gun or drug possession, DUIs, or violence? The answer is because celebrities are still every day people just like you. They simply have more money and fame. While the glitz and glamour may seem really nice most of the time, it does not help much when they are arrested.

Celebrities get the same treatment as any other person when they are arrested. They are booked, granted bail, and then post bail. While they can easily afford to pay for their bail without a third party bail bond company, quite a few celebrities still use bail bonds to get out of jail anyway. Even with bail bonds, they still will not get any special treatment...

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How California Bail Works

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For defendants, there is a price for freedom and that price can be very low, a few hundred dollars, extremely high, one million dollars, or anywhere in between. Freedom is what America is all about, so who gets to put a price on freedom for defendants? And how is that amount determined for each person? The price for freedom for recently arrested individuals is called bail, and judges are the ones who determine bail for defendants.

Bail is a dollar amount that a defendant must pay to the court in order to be released from jail. Anyone may assist the defendant in paying this money, especially when the bail is very expensive. The more expensive the bail, the more serious the circumstances are...

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Want To Know If There Is A Warrant For Your Arrest?

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The police often put out arrest warrants where the suspect may not immediately know they are wanted. Situations like these happens when a person has many unpaid traffic tickets, or they defaced a national park tree or rock by carving into it because many people tend to forget this is illegal. People not knowing there is a warrant for their arrest is not that uncommon, and it usually happens to those who violate non-serious crimes. As we mentioned, for many, it is an afterthought, or a thought that does not cross their mind at all.

If you are curious as to whether there is a warrant out for your arrest, you can actually approach Modesto Bail Bond Store and request to have a representative search the databanks for you, anonymously. This is service is free of charge...

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California Raises The Legal Age To Buy Cigarettes

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Starting June 9th, people age 18, 19, and 20, will no longer be able to purchase tobacco products in California. Currently, you have to be at least 18 years old to buy cigarettes, but this is a move towards lowering teen smoking, an act which we are all aware has serious health risks. The Institute of Medicine conducted a study that resulted in 90% of daily smokers admitting to have begun smoking before they were 18.

California is the second state, behind Hawaii, to raise the legal smoking age and we will not be surprised if other states follow.

Anyone who is caught selling tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21, after the law change, can be charged with a misdemeanor. They will have fines, can face jail time, and may lose their license to sell the product.

If in the future...

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3 Tips To Successful Bail

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Applying for a bail bond is a quick and simple process, but there is no room for error. A bail bond can just as easily be revoked as it is granted, and obviously, no one wants that. Here are 3 important tips to follow when getting a bail bond:

  • Hire a bail bond agent and company in good standing. Look into the services they offer, what they charge, and their reputation. You want someone who is not just doing this for a paycheck, but someone who will be a reliable, supportive resource and be on your team to help you no matter what.
  • Know the exact contact information, address and phone number, of the defendant. The bail bond company and the court will want this information when they need to contact the defendant...
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Surprise! A Birthday Celebration After Bailing Out Of Jail

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If you really want to wow and surprise someone who is important to you for their birthday, and if you are financially stable enough to do so, you should give them the ultimate gift of a unified family. How do you do that? Bail the “troublemaker” of the family out of jail!

The birthday is only a few days away and everything seemed to have been going fine, until suddenly one person got messy and got arrested. Now, to them, it seems like they will miss the birthday celebration, especially after already creating tension and drama by announcing that he or she has been arrested.

You can help him or her bail out of jail sooner than he or she would be able to do so alone. When you have a bail agent from Modesto Bail Bond Store assisting you through the bail bond process, the incarcerated fam...

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What You Should Know About Bail And Bail Bonds

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You know that with Modesto Bail Bond Store, you will not be facing this bail situation alone. You will have a professional and licensed bail agent with you for every step of the way, so you know exactly what is going on. Nonetheless, it is good to do independent research on the industry to give you an idea of what to expect. You will also want to look up keywords you will come across.

    Bail:
    Bail is a payment to the court that offers the defendant temporary release from jail. This defendant is still waiting for trial and has yet to be acquitted or convicted.

    Bail Bond:
    A bail bond is a written promise from a defendant to pay a premium, 10% of the bail in California, to the bail bond company and to show up to court when he or she is required to...
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How To Get Away With Jail

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If How To Get Away With Murder is one of your favorite shows at the moment, then How To Get Away With Jail will be your new favorite lesson.

To get away with jail, you will need to bail out. That is, if you have been granted bail. And assuming this is the case, you must decide if you want to sort out your bail responsibilities on your own or with help from Modesto Bail Bond Store.

Modesto Bail Bond Store would offer you a bail bond for which you would only pay a 10% premium, 10% of the full bail. You would also be put on a monthly payment plan that caters to your other financial needs so you are not struggling to come up with the money immediately. You will have terms and conditions to obey during your time released from jail, such as going to all court appointments...

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