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All About Bail Schedules

June 16th, 2016 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

No one looks forward to being arrested. They are even less keen on spending time behind bars while they wait for a court date. In many cases, the judge holding the preliminary hearing will set bail and provide the opportunity for the defendant to be released on bail.


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How to Choose a Bail Bondsman

October 8th, 2015 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

There are numerous bail bondsmen in California who advertise their services and it can be challenging to determine which service to use.


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What is Bail Bond Forfeiture?

August 29th, 2014 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Getting arrested and tried for a crime can be very costly. Lawyers can be expensive, there are court fees, and those charged can sometimes even be expected to pay out additional money if they lose the case, depending on its circumstances. Another area where people will be spending their money is for bail. They’ll get to pay this if they’re lucky, as not every defendant will be granted bail at all, particularly if they pose a major flight risk. The amount set for bail is often very high and can be extremely difficult to pay for a lot of people. Fortunately, there are companies that will secure that cost and allow people to walk free as they await their trial’s conclusion.


What is a Bail Bondsman?

July 4th, 2014 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

The bail bondsman acts as an important resource for those who have been charged with a crime and had a bail amount set beyond what they or their family can cover. But don't misunderstand the bondsman role, as while they may help post bond, those who choose not to appear in court will see the less helpful side of the bail bondsman's business.


General Information about Vista Bail Bonds

May 9th, 2011 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

There can be many questions that people may have regarding Vista bail bonds. It is completely understandable if you do not understand this process, especially if this is not something you have experienced before. Let's get some more general information about bail bonds to make the process a little clearer. 1. Is it possible to lower the fees through the bondsman? There are agencies that do offer discounts for individuals who might be members in groups or organizations. This can include being active in the military, AARP, union and other groups. Typically, a person can receive a discount up to 20% on bail.


Bail Bond Rates

In general, the standard industry rate for bail bonds is 10% of the face amount of bail. For example, if the face amount of bail is $10,000, the fee is $1,000. Read More

Financing

We offer affordable interest-free credit terms that are tailored to your financial situation. You can even put as little as 0-5% down (OAC). Read More