Need To Help Out With A Loved One’s Bail Who Is Out of State – A Transfer Bond Might Help

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The phone rings in the middle of the night. A loved one is on the other end of the line. They quickly explain that they’ve been arrested and need you to help them out with bail. And, oh yeah, they’re in a completely different state.

While you probably want to help out, it’s also likely that you don’t want to drive to a different part of the country just so you can pay their bail. You’ll be pleased to learn that you don’t have to.

Traditionally, bail bond businesses are reluctant to help out suspects who aren’t local. It’s difficult to make sure that they’ll show up for their court dates. The good news is that many bail bond businesses are willing to consider a transfer bond.

A transfer bond involves a local bail bond business in your state reaching out and connecting wit...

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Communicating With Your Bail Bond Agent

Communicating With Your Bail Bond Agent

It is no secret that communication is the secret to success. It is also a key component to successfully cultivating a harmonious relationship between yourself and your bail bondsman. Early in your relationship, there are a few key things you need to discuss with the representative who is helping secure your release from jail.

How Much Does The Bail Bond Ultimately Cost?

The court determines how much bail you’ll have to pay before you can walk out of jail. If you bail yourself out, you pay the entire amount which the court returns to you once you’re case has made it through the entire legal process.

If you require a bail bond company such as Bail Bonds in Riverbank, you pay us 10% of the total amount. We kick in 90%. Once the case is concluded, we get 100% of the money back.

This is th...

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Preparing To Be Bailed Out Of Jail

Preparing To Be Bailed Out Of Jail

No one wants to sit in jail any longer than absolutely necessary. Paying bail is the best way to get yourself released from jail so that you can start picking up the pieces of your life while also preparing your defense. In some cases, bail is determined by the charges filed against you. In other situations, you’ll have to appear before a judge who determines the amount of bail required for your release.

It is in your best interest to prepare yourself for the bail hearing.

Is A Bail Hearing Necessary?

Procedural shows give the impression that nearly every person who is arrested must go through a bail hearing. The truth is that in many cases, a bail hearing isn’t required. In a vast majority of cases, state and local laws already exist which determine how much your bail will be...

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The Basics Of Bail

The Basics Of Bail

Bail is a concept that many people know about, but are pretty unfamiliar with. Everyone has seen some TV or movie character post bail at least once in their life. However, bail isn’t always portrayed accurately on the silver screen. This makes it so most people don’t know what to expect when they find themselves needing to bail a friend or family member out of jail.

For those who may not know, bail is the amount of money that a court requires to be paid for a person to be released from jail while they await their trial. The amount of the bail varies from case to case and is largely dependent on the crime that the person has been accused of. Once this amount has been paid, the person will be released from custody and is expected to show up for their court case.

The biggest problem that...

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Where To Find Answers About Bail

Where To Find Answers About Bail

When you have questions about a subject, one that you need to deal with, you look for answers. The best place to find answers are from a professional, but sometimes talking to a professional can be inconvenient. Most professionals only want to talk during normal business hours, but that isn’t very helpful when you suddenly find yourself in need of their help outside of those hours.

This is often what happens when someone is arrested. The arrest never occurs at a convenient time and suddenly you find yourself needing to know more about bail in the middle of the night. You don’t want to wait until morning to get answers. The longer you wait, the more time your loved one spends behind bars.

This is why our bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including holidays)...

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My Loved One Arrested… What Now?

My Loved One Arrested... What Now?

A person can have a whole lot of questions when they find out that a loved one was arrested. Sometimes, people may not even know why their friend or family member was arrested in the first place. All they know is that they got a call asking for help. If this is what happened to you, don’t panic, Bail Bonds in Riverbank is here to help.

We know that there can be a lot of confusion surrounding a loved one’s arrest, which is why we make sure that our bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including holidays). Anytime you have questions, you can call and talk to one of our helpful bail agents. They can answer all of your questions about posting bail, and with a little help from you, the arrest as well.

For us to know more about your loved one’s arrest, we will need some ...

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How Much Do You Have To Pay Upfront For A Bail?

How Much Do You Have To Pay Upfront For A Bail?

When it comes to paying for expensive things, most people like to know how much they have to pay upfront. This is a reasonable expectation to have, especially when paying for something like bail. When you are bailing someone out of jail, you want to know exactly how much you will need to pay, and how much you will have to pay upfront.

Unfortunately, this isn’t an easy question to answer without first knowing the details of the case. Here at Bail Bonds in Riverbank, our bonds only cost 10% of the full bail amount. From there, we provide our clients with personalized payment plans. These plans help divide up the cost of the bail bond even further.

How much a person has to pay upfront is dependent on how much the bail is, the person’s credit, and the credit of any co-signers...

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Do You Need A Warrant Check?

Do You Need A Warrant Check?

No one ever wants to get arrested, but often times, an arrest comes without warning. It can be difficult for a person to know if a warrant has been issued for their arrest. Police don’t inform people of their warrants. After all, if they could reach the person in question, they would just arrest him or her. This makes learning about any warrants difficult.

Luckily, there are people out there who can help. Here at Bail Bonds in Riverbank, we provide FREE warrant checks. In the counties where we can’t perform warrant checks, we can inform our clients on how to find out for themselves. What we can do for you depends on where you think the warrant might have been issued.

If a person suspects that a warrant has been issued for their arrest, they can contact one of our bail agents for help...

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Looking For Jail Release Information?

Looking For Jail Release Information?

Do you, like a lot of people, have questions about finding information on getting a loved one released from jail? If so, you’ve come to the right place. For over 3 decades, Bail Bonds in Riverbank has guided Californians through the process of rescuing people from jail. You can trust that we know everything about bail and are more than qualified to help you.

Here at Bail Bonds in Riverbank, our bail agents have years of training and experience behind them. We put each of our bail agents through training every other year to keep them at their very best. With this constant retraining, our agents are kept up to date on everything bail. This means they can always take care of you.

On top of the continual retraining our agents receive, they also have the help of every other bail agent at Bai...

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Questions About Bail Bond Payments

Questions About Bail Bond Payments

When it comes to bailing someone out of jail, most people have a lot of questions. Here at Bail Bonds in Riverbank, we have heard, and answered, all sorts of questions. The part of bail that causes the most concern amongst our clients, is paying for it. People have a lot of questions relating to paying for a bail bond, and so we’ve compiled a list of those questions and their answers to make things easier for you.

  • How much does a bail bond cost?
    How much a bail bond costs is dependent on how much your loved one’s bail is set at. Our bail bonds cost 10% of the bail they are for. This means that a $20,000 bail will have a $2,000 bail bond.
  • Are there any discounts?
    Yes, we do offer discounts for qualified clients...
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