1. Can a Bail Bondsman Garnish My Wages?

    Never in a million years did you think you’d get such a phone call. One of your loved ones is in jail. Panic and uncertainty begin to settle in. After some time, you begin to collect your thoughts. Your first step is to call a local bail bondsman to get your friend or family member out of jail as quickly as possible. But as you do some quick research on posting bail, you come across an interesti…Read More

  2. How a Bail Bondsman Makes Money

    As complicated as some make it, the bail bond process is pretty simple. Someone gets arrested and put in jail. A judge then sets their bail, which is the money the defendant must pay if they want to be released before their court date. The defendant gets their money back as long as they show up in court when they’re supposed to, and forfeit if they don’t. One question folks have though is how …Read More

  3. How Bail Bond Collateral Works

    Have you ever heard of bail bond collateral? It’s important to know that collateral is something of value used to secure your debt obligation and ensure payment, such as cash or real estate. A bail bond company receives collateral to ensure that the defendant appears in court. This puts a great deal of pressure on the defendant. For example, should they choose to skip out on their court appearan…Read More

  4. What Can a Bail Bondsman Do Legally?

    In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed how to post bail and how exactly bail bonds work. But what many people fail to realize is that their local bail bondsman is on their side. Unfortunately, these same folks believe that a bail bonds service can essentially “hold them hostage” during one of the most difficult times in their lives. Keep reading to learn what a bail bondsman can and cannot …Read More

  5. Get to Know the Different Types of Bail

    A lot of people don’t realize that there are several different types of bail available. Depending on the charges and financial situation of the accused, each case has its own bond as determined by a judge at the bail hearing. Though some may be used more frequently than others, the job of the accused is the same: to show up to court and maintain contact with the judge. In this blog post, we will…Read More

  6. What Makes a Good Bail Bondsman?

    Your head is spinning when you get the call that a loved one is in jail. You’ve never worked with a local bail bondsman, let alone even understand how posting bail works. With all the uncertainty involved, it’s imperative to hire a bail bondsman who will do more than the bare minimum. There are plenty of bail bond companies out there, however, which qualities should you look for most? We will …Read More

  7. Get to Know the History of Bail Bonds

    Posting bail is all about getting out of jail as quickly as possible. But how could this straightforward process have such a colorful history? In this blog post, we will look at the history of bail bonds. Consider that the system of posting money in exchange for temporary release pending a trial goes all the way back to 13th century England. At the time, folks accused of crimes would do whatever t…Read More

  8. What’s the Difference Between a Bail Bondsman and a Bounty Hunter?

    Though they’re often mistakenly portrayed as having similar duties, the reality is that a bail bondsman and bounty hunter are very different. They may work together at times, but by no means are the two interchangeable. In this blog post, we’ll explain the differences between the two. What’s a Bounty Hunter? These folks track down criminal defendants who have skipped bail. As we’ve discuss…Read More

  9. How to Properly Post Bail

    We typically don’t think about a friend or family member being arrested until it actually happens. Though your head may be spinning, it’s important to figure out how to get your loved one out of jail as quickly as possible. But if you don’t take decisive action, it only delays the process. That’s why it’s so important to post bail correctly. In this blog post, our local bail bondsman wil…Read More

  10. How Do Bail Bonds Work in NYC?

    Though we routinely hear about folks posting bail on a regular basis, the concept of it remains somewhat foreign. What does bail really mean and do? Why must the defendant return to court if they were already released on bail? In this blog post, we will try to provide some step-by-step clarification regarding bail bonds. Prior to Working with a Bail Bond Agent Keep in mind that when someone is arr…Read More