When a defendant is granted bail, this comes with a large list of conditions. If any of these conditions are not meant, the judge will send the defendant back to jail. If this happens, the defendant will also lose their bail money. For this reason, anyone out on bail needs to be extremely careful to […]
When Can a Judge Raise Bail?
Many people think that once bail is set, it can’t change, but this isn’t true. You can even post bail, head home, and then be notified by your bail bond agent that the judge has increased your bail amount. This new amount will need to be settled, or you could be sent back to jail. […]
How to Post Bail
Just found out a friend or loved one ended up in jail? Did they call you for help? If you’re considering helping that person post bail so they can await their court dates outside the confines of jail, this blog is for you. While posting bail might seem simple enough, there’s more to the process […]
What Should I Know Before I Contact a Bail Agent?
When you have a loved one who’s relying on you to bail them out of jail, you can post bond directly with the court if you have the cash available to do so. But if the judge set your loved one’s bail quite high, and you can’t afford to pay it on your own, you’ll […]
How to Get Someone Out of Jail With No Money
Contrary to popular belief, you do not need a significant amount of money to bail a loved one or friend out of jail. In fact, you might not need any money at all to bail someone out of jail. Just Bail Bonds is here to help during this difficult chapter of your life. If you […]
Rearrested While on Bond? Here’s What Happens
Though unlikely, it is possible to be arrested while out on bond. If such an unfortunate scenario unfolds in your life, your case will become that much more complex. Let’s take a look at exactly what occurs after being rearrested while out on bond. The Punishment for Arrest on Bond An arrest that occurs when […]
Types of Bail Bond Collateral
There is a common misconception that an individual who is jailed needs a considerable amount of cash to get out of jail. The truth is that most people don’t have enough money to cover the full cost of bail. But collateral can also be used to bail someone out of jail. Let’s take a quick […]
What Is an Indemnitor?
Have you suddenly found yourself needing to bail a friend or loved one out of jail? Then there are a few bail-related terms you’re likely unfamiliar with if you’ve never needed to get a bail bond before. One of these terms, indemnitor, refers specifically to the individual who’s signing for the bail bond. Is that […]
What Does Bail Mean?
If you are like most people, you have heard about bail from the movies or the late night news in reference to a crime. However, most people are not sure what bail really means. The media rarely, if ever, provides a plain English explanation of what the word “bail” means and why it is so […]
What Happens to the Bail Money When Bail Is Posted?
Have you ever wondered what happens to the money paid to the court to post bail after someone is jailed for allegedly committing a crime? It depends on a number of factors. Let’s take a look at where bail money goes after payment. An Inside Look at What Happens to Bail Money Bail is similar […]