The Difference between Bail and Bail Bonds

The Difference between Bail and Bail Bonds

The Difference between Bail and Bail Bonds

If you are like most people, if someone you cared about got arrested, you’d have a lot of questions. You’ve probably never dealt with getting someone released from jail and have no idea where to begin. That is why you are looking for answers online and luckily for you, Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno is here to help.

When looking to get someone released from jail, you are going to need to post their bail. This is to say, you are going to have to pay a certain amount of money to the court or jail in order for your loved one to be released. How much you need to pay is dependent on why your loved one was arrested and their criminal record. However, it is safe to say that the bail will cost several thousand dollars, at least.

This is where most people turn to bail bonds...

Typically Broken Laws on Black Friday

Typically Broken Laws on Black Friday

Typically Broken Laws on Black Friday

Halloween has come and gone, and Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. For some people, this means it is time to get ready for a feast. For others, it is time to prepare for their holiday shopping, and the biggest day for shopping falls on the Friday right after Thanksgiving.

Black Friday is filled with thousands of incredible deals on all kinds of items. If a person is looking to get something expensive, either for themselves or a loved one, Black Friday is typically the day to get that item. There is a pretty good chance it will be heavily marked down.

Unfortunately, all of these amazing deals are limited, and so Black Friday has a tendency to get crazy...

Why Does a Person’s Bail Sometimes Change?

Why Does a Person’s Bail Sometimes Change?

Why Does a Person’s Bail Sometimes Change?

Most people don’t deal with bail on a daily basis so it is often a foreign experience for them. Trying to rescue a loved one from jail can be intimidating and frustrating. What can make the whole thing more frustrating is when the price of a loved one’s bail suddenly changes. You were expecting to pay one price, and then suddenly the bail gets raised.

While this doesn’t happen all of the time, it can happen. Sometimes the bail amount goes down, though it can also go up. If the price goes down, you can breathe a sigh of relief. If it does increase, it can be very frustrating indeed.

Bail amounts can change after a person has gone to their first court hearing...

How Much Does a Bail Bond Cost?

How Much Does a Bail Bond Cost?

How Much Does a Bail Bond Cost?

One of the biggest questions people have when it comes to bailing someone out of jail is: how much is this going to cost? The answer to that varies from case to case. If a person is tackling the bail on their own, then it will probably cost several thousands of dollars. If the person gets a bail bond from Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno, then it will cost significantly less.

Here at Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno, our bonds only cost 10% of the bail they are for. This means that when our clients come to us for help, they get a 90% discount off the price of the bail. This can take the cost of a $20,000 bail and turn it into a much more affordable $2,000 bail bond. Who wouldn’t want a discount like this?

Aside from that discount, which all of our clients get, we also have other ways of red...

Minors Breaking the Law

Minors Breaking the Law

Minors Breaking the Law

Everyone knows that kids get into trouble. Luckily, for the most part, kids tend to only get in trouble with their parents. As long as parents keep an eye on their children, and play an active role in the child’s life, the kid is less likely to wind up in serious trouble. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes kids mess up in a big way, and find themselves on the wrong side of the law.

Finding out that a child has broken a law is a terrible situation for a parent to deal with. No parent ever wants to answer the front door, or a phone, to learn that their child is in some serious trouble. While rare, this does happen from time to time. As such, a parent should be aware of what happens when a minor has a run in with law enforcement agents.

 How the Law Handles Juveniles

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Dealing with Payment Plans Is Easy with Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno

Dealing with Payment Plans Is Easy with Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno

Dealing with Payment Plans Is Easy with Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno

Payment plans are pretty great. They break up the large cost of something and spread it out over a set amount of time. This makes it easier for a person to afford whatever the item is. However, they can add a bit of worry for some people. People may worry about missing a payment, and wonder what will happen then.

This is especially true when it comes to bail bonds. Many people are terrified of missing a payment, because it can mean more than just losing the money for the bond. Missed payments are a common concern for our clients here at Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno. Luckily, they don’t have to be a big, world ending deal.

If a client suspects that they might be late on a payment, they should let their bail agent know right away. Here at Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno, we are more than...

Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno Will Help You Deal with an Unexpected Arrest

Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno Will Help You Deal with an Unexpected Arrest

Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno Will Help You Deal with an Unexpected Arrest

There are a lot of moments in life that people can’t plan for, despite their best efforts. One of those moments would be the arrest of a friend or family member. Try as you might, you can’t always tell your loved ones what to do, even if you do, they may not always listen. This can lead to them getting into some serious trouble.

Even if a friend or family member gets arrested, you refuse to abandon her. This is your loved one after all. You will do everything you can to help out. One of the best ways to help is by posting her bail with Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno. This gets you a huge discount on the cost of bailing her out and provides you with professional bail help.

Bail in California can cost several thousands of dollars. At Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno, you can get a bail bo...

Does the ShakeAlert System Work?

Does the ShakeAlert System Work?

Does the ShakeAlert System Work?

While people all over the country were celebrating the Fourth of July, Southern California got quite a shocking surprise. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake centered near Ridgecrest, California struck around 10:35 am. People from as far away as Orange County and Las Vegas felt the shaking from the quake. The area remained seismically active for the rest of the day, with another 5.4 quake striking the area around 4:07 am.

This quake was followed by a larger one, 7.1 magnitude, on July 5th.

This was all an important reminder for Californians that larger earthquakes can and will happen here. This drew the usual concern about how people should prepare for earthquakes. Some tips that we have gathered in the past on how to do this can be found here...

Bail Is More Affordable Than You Think

Bail Is More Affordable Than You Think

Bail Is More Affordable Than You Think

Bail is not a topic that most people want to discuss. Talking about it means that either they think someone they know will get arrested, or someone has been arrested. Neither one is something people want to think about or admit to. Unfortunately, sometimes people get arrested. If it is someone that you care about, then you are going to want to help them post bail.

Here in California, bail can be ridiculously expensive. The average bail in the state costs several thousands of dollars, meaning most people can’t afford to post bail. At least, they can’t afford it on their own. However, with the right help, bailing someone out of jail can be easy and affordable.

When you come to Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno for help, we will provide you with everything you need to get through the bai...

Get Bailed out Quickly, Even in the Middle of the Night

Get Bailed out Quickly, Even in the Middle of the Night

Get Bailed out Quickly, Even in the Middle of the Night

Nobody ever wants to do something when they are tired, or especially when they have been sleeping. No one wants to be woken up in the middle of the night to do anything, especially something as new and confusing as bailing a friend or family member out of jail. Luckily, bailing someone out of jail can be quick and easy with the right bail help.

The best place to find bail help in California, no matter the time of day, or night, is here at Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno. Our bail agents are available to offer their professional care and guidance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This means that they are always available to help you, no matter when you might need their help.

When you need bail help in the middle of night, our agents will be there...