After an individual has been arrested, there are a few courses of action they can take. The first and least desirable is to stay in jail to await trial. The most straightforward way of avoiding this jail time is paying bail, either in full or with a bond. The full cost of bail is typically […]
We like to believe that there are very few people here in the state of Georgia that would deliberately miss a court date, especially if they’re out on bail in the days leading up to hearing. The consequences are just too steep – expensive fines and additional arrests are likely to occur. Year after year, […]
Finding a good bail bond company is nothing like deciding on an insurance company or searching for the right apartment… You don’t have days or weeks to shop around before picking the right one. We you’re in need of a bond, you, likely, just want to know the “nitty gritty.” We believe that these four […]
From November to January, while the holiday season is in full swing, police are on high alert for reckless drivers. There are more cops patrolling the highways and more checkpoints, particularly on New Year’s Eve. We appreciate what these policemen and women do to keep our roadways safe. We also understand that people make mistakes, […]
Believe it or not, the hap-happiest season of all is also our busiest season! For most bail bond companies, year after year, the peak weeks for bail bond sales are the weeks before Thanksgiving and Christmas. This isn’t necessarily because more crime is being committed, although the annual holiday retail hauls are known to tempt […]
The bail bond services offered through bond agents and bond companies extend far beyond simply issuing bonds. While most bond buyers are happy to purchase from whatever agency can get them their bond the fastest, comparing the services offered by a couple of different companies before committing to one is an easy way to get […]
If someone you’re close to gets arrested for a crime in the middle of the night, you’ll probably want to get them out of jail as soon as you possibly can. Depending on where and when they were arrested, staying in jail may be a very bad idea. The sooner you contact a bail bondsman, […]
The use of bail money is generally accepted for securing release from jail after an arrest. It is a part of our culture: there are jokes about getting bail money if one anticipates getting into trouble and a very common fundraiser involves donating dollars in order to “bail out” a person raising money for a […]
If you have recently been arrested for a DUI and plan to plead guilty, you will likely be handed a form by the bailiff (or your attorney) in which you waive all of your constitutional rights in this case such as the right to remain silent and the right to a jury trial. There will […]
The first step in properly using a bail bondsman is to know the types of bail bonds that exist. There are 3 varieties of bail bonds:
1. CASH – Cash bonds are cash or money orders.
2. PROPERTY – Property bonds use property or value of property as collateral.
3. SURETY – Surety bonds mostly resemble a loan. […]