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Bail Someone Out of Jail Online

A few providers in California and New York are trying to make the process easier by allowing you to go through an online form to process a bail bond, but even then there will likely be some interaction with the bondsman that can’t be handled online. Bad Boys Bail Bonds, for example, allows you to […]

3 Reasons a Judge Might Deny Your Bail

Being denied bail by a judge is never a good feeling. But, there are 3 main reasons that a judge may refuse you the right to bail. The most common three reasons for this are: You’re a flight risk You are not a US Citizen You’re a repeat offender Let’s explore these reasons in greater […]

What Is Skipping Bail?

Skipping bail is when a person posts bail, but then fails to appear at their assigned court date. Typically, people skip bail to avoid prosecution or sentencing proceedings. You could even argue that skipping bail defeats the entire purpose of the bail system. When a person jumps (skips) bail, they forfeit their bond and subsequently […]

Can’t Afford Bail? – What Should You Do?

Bail can be exceedingly expensive, and not every person who finds themselves behind bars will be able to afford it. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do if you can’t personally afford bail on your own. Let’s look at some of the options you have if you can’t afford your bail. Work […]

The Federal Bail Bond System – An Explanation

The federal bail bond system isn’t as simple as the state system and can be much more confusing. We’re here to make sure that you understand every step of the process, and we’ll help you through it. In state-related cases, bailing someone out is as simple as having a local bail agent head down to […]