What Not to do When You Are Getting a Bail Bond

When you apply for a bail bond, you want to make sure that all the information you have is 100% correct and accurate. You want to have all of this information ready. If something is missing or you have the wrong info, it can prolong the bail bond process, or it can jeopardize your freedom if the mistake is caught after you have been released. Here is what not to do when you are getting a bail bond:

• Do not provide incorrect contact information for yourself.
• Do not providing incorrect contact information for your co-signer.
• Do not travel while out on bail without notifying the bail bond company and court first. Make sure you are actually allowed to travel while out on bail.
• Do not get arrested, while out on bail.
• Do not treat your co-signer poorly or lose their respect/ trust...

Bail Bonds over Cash Bail – Here Is Why

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Bail bonds are an alternative method to posting cash bail. Cash bail can be in the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. The full amount must be paid in order for the defendant to be released.

Bail bonds, on the other hand, offer more flexibility and breathing room.

• A professional bail agent facilitates the entire process.
• Only 10% of the full bail amount will be paid.
• This 10% is paid off on a customized payment plan.
• Only paperwork needs to be completed for the defendant to be freed; the payment plan extends beyond the defendant’s release date.

The main catch is that with cash bail, this money can be refunded, but the 10% for a bail bond is not refundable. Nonetheless, most people post bail using bail bonds because there is more guidance and assistance...

Learn about Bail Bonds First

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Whoever said that bail bonds are sketchy and for the lower class was wrong. Bail bonds are just as legitimate and equal as cash bail. Of course, there are different contingencies and requirements for both, but they both get the job done. In fact, even rich people and celebrities use bail bonds rather than cash bail.

Truth be told, bail bonds are the more common method to posting bail. Reasons more people choose bail bonds can be that they like the idea of having a professional bail agent assisting them through the entire process. They want the payment plan that bail bonds come with. They would rather pay 10% of the bail, rather than 100% it...

Who Do You Call? River Park Bail Bond Store

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When one is arrested, they will contact their close friends and family who they can confide in. They will also contact a lawyer to help them through the case. If they are eligible to post bail, they will get a bail agent because paying cash bail is ridiculously expensive. Wondering which company is the best bail bond company to go with River Park Bail Bond Store is with:

• Free consultations
• 24/7 statewide availability in California
• Affordable bail bonds
• Customized payment plans
• 0% interest
• No hidden fees
• Discounts available
• Confidential, professional service
• Licensed, genuinely helpful bail agents

River Park Bail Bond Store has been in the industry for 30 years and has more satisfied clients than other competitors. Our family founded and owned company truly cares about ...

How Can I Pay for Bail?

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Think of all the ways you can pay for something: cash, credit, debit, or checks. That is plenty of options to pay for a piece of clothing, or for a bail bond.

A bail bond is used to get a defendant out of jail pre-trial. Bail bonds are more accommodating than cash bail for their affordability, flexibility, and of course, the methods available for payment. More people go the bail bond route than the cash bail route and it is most certainly not any of a lesser means than cash bail.

When a bail bond is used, a professional bail agent from Muscatel Bail Bond Store will be assigned to the case to help the client each step through the process, making it easier and less confusing. Muscatel Bail Bond Store bail agents are incredibly helpful and professional, but are also there for support as we...

Rainy Weather Driving Precautions

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Rainy days are still ahead California, whether you are in Northern California where rainfall is more abundant, or you are in Southern California where it happens less often. Driving habits need to be changed when it is raining versus when it is a dry day to ensure road safety. Here are some helpful rainy weather driving tips that will help protect you and others from harm’s way.

• The road is most slippery on the first day of rain.
• Drive slower and leave more space than usual between your car and the car ahead.
• Brake earlier than normal so the car behind you has extra time to brake as well.
• Make sure all car lights are working: headlights, taillights, signal lights, brake lights, and high beams.
• Make sure your horn is working.
• Check your tire treads; if they need changing, c...

Benefits and Risks of Bail Bond Co-Signers

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Dealing with an arrest is an incredibly stressful and tense time, not just for the individual, but for their loved ones as well. There will be some bickering, but there should be mostly figuring out how to get through this situation together. Multiple parties will be involved in some way or another: the defendant, a bail bond company like Herndon Bail Bond Store, employers who may need to know, friends, family, a lawyer, and a co-signer.

This all sounds pretty straight-forward, but not to the co-signer. What is a co-signer, and what do they do?

A co-signer is needed for the bail bond. The co-signer assumes responsibility of the defendant to see that they show up for their court appointments...

No Resolution Is Too Late to Start

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It is not January 1 anymore, but you can still come up with some 2017 resolutions. It is never too late to set goals and commit to them. Whether it is something you try every year, like eating better and working out more, or something that is quite the challenge, like breaking bad habits and putting yourself in uncomfortable yet good-for-you situations.

Touching more on the latter example, say you are one to drink and drive. You have never been caught and you have never blown it, but frankly, you cannot keep doing this. So this is the year you kick that bad habit of feeling invincible when you really are not. In addition to not drinking and driving, consider forcing yourself to drink less...

Handling Arrests with Grace

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No matter who you are, know this: you are a role model for someone out there, whether it is your child, friend, sibling, parent, or even a stranger. Someone is looking up to you. You do not have to be the older person to be the role model, you can be a role model to someone who is older than you.

Through good times and bad, carry yourself with pride and grace. Through those bad times, handle the situation as maturely and responsibly as possible. That means, in a worst case scenario, posting bail after your arrest, staying out of anymore trouble, and showing up for court when scheduled. If you can do this, then you are showing others like you that getting through this extremely difficult time and getting life back on track is possible.

Posting bail is best done with a bail bond from Riv...

Texting and Driving? Too Much, New Laws

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Let us be real, these days, texting and driving is no longer texting and driving. It is more like social media-ing and driving, or navigating maps and driving because smart phones have come so far in just a few years. This has caused driving and cell phone laws to be expanded, starting this year.

Starting this year, cell phones must be mounted to the dash, the lower left or upper left corner of the windshield, if the driver wishes to use it while driving. With it mounted, the driver may make one single tap or swipe on the phone.

Other laws regarding cell phone use while driving still exist of course, but the new ones just expanded on them.

The goal is to reduce distracted driving and consequences of such instances like accidents and arrests.