When you help bail someone out of jail and co-sign a bail bond contract, you become the bond’s indemnitor. This means that you assume certain responsibilities to the court and the bail bond agent. Most specifically, you promise to pay the bond if the accused fails to appear in court and the bail is forfeited. … Continue reading Bail Bond Indemnitor—Should You Sign the Contract?
At the moment, there are over 730,000 people nationwide locked up in local jails, most of whom are non-violent offenders who don’t have the means to post bail. The actual number of violent crimes is steadily declining, even cut to half in the past two decades, but the number of people being admitted to jails … Continue reading Los Angeles Bail Bonds Services: When Jail is “Punishment for Poverty”
Many will remember the Baltimore riots last April through a defining picture showing an 18-year-old man smashing a police car with a traffic cone, yet most of them probably can’t recall what happened after the iconic picture was taken. The man, identified as Allen Bullock, soon after turned himself in to authorities after being persuaded … Continue reading Orange County Bail Bonds: Helping Those Who Can’t Afford to Post Bail
Some people will run afoul of the law at some point in their lives. When that happens and the suspect has been put in jail, it may be time to pay for bail. What if the charges against the suspect entail posting a six-digit sum? Generally, there are two options for Orange County defendants who … Continue reading When You Can’t Afford Bail