How Can I Lower Bail?

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Bail is money owed to court in order for a defendant to be released from jail. The amount owed depends on the crime that the defendant is being accused of, any prior criminal record that he or she has, and their financial ability to pay for bail. Bail is set considerably high to encourage the defendant to show up for their court dates because if they do, their bail money can be refunded to them.

There is no way to formally lower the bail amount. A lawyer cannot do this, and neither can a bail bondsman. A defendant can petition the judge to reconsider the bail amount, but it is extremely unlikely the judge will change it.

What can be done to change up how bail can be paid is to hire a bail bondsman. By doing this, the defendant does not pay the court 100% of the bail...

Fact: Mountain View Bail Bond Store Is On Your Side

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We will get right to the point, if you, or a loved one, are ever arrested and thrown into any California jail, Mountain View Bail Bond Store can help you. We minimize the stress, cost, time, headaches, and confusion that you have to deal with. What you will need to focus on is yourself, and how you will prove to others that this is just a minor hiccup along the way.

Bail bonds are the more common and utilized method to posting bail. It costs 10% of the full bail amount and you get a customized payment plan. Though this 10% is not refundable, it is the flexibility and the kind, understanding bail agents that attract clients to our services here at Mountain View Bail Bond Store.

Our bail agents will take care of you during this difficult time...

Your Criminal Record Will Not Ruin Your Life

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Come 2017, make it your goal to no longer be that friend who gets into all kinds of trouble with your best friend. Rather, make it your goal to be that friend who confronts the trouble-making best friend and gets him or her to settle down as well. There comes a time where taking illegal risks is too risky and that time is now.

Being in jail, or seeing your friend behind bars, sucks. You feel helpless and embarrassed. You can prevent this kind of scenario by having a heart-to-heart conversation with your friend and figuring out how you guys want to live the rest of your lives. An arrest record will not ruin the rest of your life, but it sure would be better to not have one at all. So aim for that.

However, no one is perfect and people slip up...