Don’t Let A Thing Like State Lines Deter You From Bailing Out A Loved One

Don’t Let A Thing Like State Lines Deter You From Bailing Out A Loved One

When you get a late-night phone call from a loved one where they ask you to help out with bail, it’s natural to want to agree. Most friends and family members do. However, some people don’t find out until they’ve offered to help that the loved one was arrested in an entirely different state, making bailing them out difficult.

While helping with bail is difficult especially when you’re in one state and your arrested loved one is in a different one, it is not impossible. Everyone involved in the process has to understand that geographical distance does require some research and will slow things down a bit.

The first thing you need to do is research the area where your loved one is incarcerated. Subtle laws that can influence the bail process that you will need to familiarize yoursel...

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Bail Bonds Allows You To Afford A Good Defense

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Most people are so worried about getting out of jail as quickly as possible, they pour all of their money into bailing themselves out without thinking about how much a good and successful defense costs.

Mounting a good defense, even when you’re innocent, is expensive. Defense lawyers aren’t cheap. Even if you decide to go with a court-appointed lawyer who takes your case pro-bono, there are still costs associated with preparing your defense. Examples of additional costs include third-party testing, private investigators, experts who will look at your case and offer their thoughts. The expenses add up fast and you have to cover all of them.

Here at Bail Bonds in Oakdale, we can’t help with your defense, but we can offer you a solution that allows you to get out of jail and also have...

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Can Bail Be Revoked?

Can Bail Be Revoked?

Revocation is one of the biggest concerns people have when it comes to bail, probably because so many procedural shows use bail revocation as plot twists. Television makes it seem like prosecutors can revoke bail on a whim. That simply isn’t the case.

Yes, bail can be revoked. No, it can be revoked without just cause.

The truth is that there aren’t many reasons the court can tell you that your bail has been revoked and they’ll make the few reasons it can very clear before you’re officially released.

How Bail Can Be Revoked

  • When you’re released on bail, you’ll be told what you can and can’t do. Committing a crime is the number one thing you can do that will result in your bail getting revoked.
  • You aren’t allowed to have any contact with anyone who is involved in your case...
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What To Do When You Get A Call Requesting Help With Bail

What To Do When You Get A Call Requesting Help With Bail

It’s a call that no one expects. They always seem to come in the middle of the night. The phone rings, you answer it and someone you love tells you that they’ve been arrested. The statement is usually followed by a request for help with bail.

When you find yourself on the receiving end of this type of call there are a few things you need to keep in mind.

Take The Time To Write Down Everything

It’s a collect call, so you want to hurry the process along as much as possible, but don’t be in such a hurry that you fail to get important information. Don’t assume that you’ll remember everything you’re told. Find a pen and piece of paper and write down:

  • When your loved one was arrested.
  • Where they’re currently at.
  • They’re full name/social security number.
  • What type of crim...
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What To Do If You Have An Arrest Warrant In California

What To Do If You Have An Arrest Warrant In California

An arrest warrant is a scary piece of documentation. If the police knock on your front door and hold up an arrest warrant, it means that they will be taking you to jail. It is in your best interest to go peacefully with them. The only thing trying to run away or arguing with them does is add to the list of charges the state/county will file against you. It’s best to save your energy and focus on putting together a strong defense.

What If There Are Mistakes On The Arrest Warrant?

Many people assume that if there are mistakes, such as a name being misspelled, on the arrest warrant that the error makes the warrant invalid. That’s not true. The police are still well within their rights to arrest you.

Even if you’re confident that a mistake has been made and somehow the police have mixed y...

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Tips For Going From Newly Arrested To Free On Bail

Tips For Going From Newly Arrested To Free On Bail

Getting arrested is scary enough without the prospect of spending the next several months (or even longer) waiting for your case to reach its conclusion. It’s perfectly understandable to understand that you want out of jail and back in your own home as quickly as possible.

There are some things you can do that will make the entire process easier on yourself and everyone involved.

Stay As Calm As Possible

From the minute the police officers connect with you until you’re released on bail, it’s in your best interest to stay as calm as possible. Losing your temper won’t accomplish anything and it could likely hurt your case.

Staying calm allows you to keep a mental record of everything that happens to you...

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We Are Here For You

We Are Here For You

No one ever wakes up and plans on one of their friends or family members getting arrested. However, thousands of people are arrested every single day here in California alone. This means that chances are, you’ll wake up one day and need to deal with an arrest. You may not even be the one who is in trouble, it could be a friend or family member.

If you have found yourself needing to rescue someone from jail, do not panic. You can get affordable and professional bail help by contacting Bail Bonds in Oakdale.

We have helped Californians deal with bail for over 30 years.

You can trust that we know exactly how to help you and your loved ones.

All of our bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are ready and waiting to assist you...

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Do You Know What Co-Signers Are?

Do You Know What Co-Signers Are?

When people are dealing with bail for the first time, many are facing a lot of unknowns. One unknown that can confuse people is the concept of co-signers. This isn’t a term people use daily, so what does it mean?

When it comes to posting bail with a bail bond, there is a contract that has to be signed by the client. By signing the contract, the client agrees to pay the full price of the bail bond in return for having their loved one bailed out of jail. They also agree to make sure that their loved one makes it to all of their court dates. Naturally, the person who signs the paperwork is referred to as the signer.

When it comes to bail bonds, there can be more than one signer for the bond. In this case, the people are referred to as co-signers...

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What Do Co-Signers Do?

What Do Co-Signers Do?

When dealing with bail for the first time, you are bound to run into a couple of terms that you don’t understand. One such term might be co-signers. Co-signers are pretty important when posting bail, but the term doesn’t come up much in day to day life. This can leave some people scratching their heads, luckily Bail Bonds in Oakdale is here to help out.

Co-signers are people who are willing to sign the contract for the bail bond. These people take responsibility for making sure the payments are made on time and that the person bailed out behaves. If they don’t do that, the person who was bailed out could get re-arrested. Luckily, since there can be multiple co-signers, they can share that responsibility with one another.

Co-signers also help determine what kind of deal a person can ...

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How To Pick A Bail Agent In California

How To Pick A Bail Agent In California

Most people have never dealt with bail before and so when they have to rescue a loved one from jail, they don’t know how to do that. A big question that people often have is: how to pick a bail agent? What determines a good bail agent from a bad agent? Most people don’t know this.

To put it simply, a good bail agent is one that you can rely on. A good bail agent is someone who is available all day, every day. They are knowledgeable and can answer all of your questions. Lastly, they care about their clients and are more concerned with helping them, rather than making money.

Bad bail agents aren’t their when you need them, can’t answer your questions and are only worried about money. They don’t care if they’ve really helped you or not so long as they are getting paid.

Here at Ba...

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