Why Don’t You Get Your Money Back from a Bail Bond?

Why Don’t You Get Your Money Back from a Bail Bond?

When it comes to bail, there is something that many people might not realize. When a person rescues a friend or family member from jail by posting bail on their own, the bail money will be returned to them after the trial has come to an end. It does not matter if the person was found innocent or guilty, the money will be returned.

Some people know this fact, and then think it applies to bail bonds as well. These people fail to realize that bail and bail bonds are not the same thing. They may be similar yes, but they are two different things. Bail is the amount of money required to be paid to the court in order for a person to be released from jail. A bail bond is an agreement between a bail agent and their client in which the agent agrees to pay the full amount of the bail...

Most People Have Questions about Bail

Most People Have Questions about Bail

People always have questions about bail and the bail process. This is due to the fact that most people are never taught about bail. Schools don’t teach it, and the hope is that most people will not need to know about bail. After all, who wants to think that their friend or family member might get arrested?

Here at Bail Bonds in San Francisco, we like to do everything that we can to help our clients. This means we need to do more than just rescue their friends and family members from jail, we need to answer their questions too. This is why we do everything that we can to educate our clients on the bail process.

How much does bail cost in California?
The cost of bail is dependent on many different factors...

Save Your Hard Earned Money with Our Help

Save Your Hard Earned Money with Our Help

Who likes parting ways with their hard earned money? The answer: no one. Everyone works hard to earn the money they have, and they are not happy when they have to spend too much of it. This is one of the many reasons why people get upset when they need to bail a friend or family member out of jail. Not only has their loved one been arrested, but they will need to pay several thousand dollars to help out.

Bail is not cheap, which is meant to serve as an incentive for people to return to their court dates. However, this high cost makes it hard for most everyday people to bail their loved ones out of jail. That is where Bail Bonds in San Francisco comes in.

We make bailing someone out of jail by providing a bail bond and offering discounts on the bond...

Bailing Someone Out Is Easier Than You Think

Bailing Someone Out Is Easier Than You Think

If this is your first time attempting to bail someone out of jail, you are probably curious as to how the bail process works. Bail is not a topic of conversation that comes up in normal situations. This leads to many people not knowing how bail works. Luckily, the experts here at Bail Bonds in San Francisco know everything there is to know about bail.

To start, bail is assigned to a person after they are arrested. A judge determines the bail amount based off of several factors. These factors are:

• The crime committed.
• The person’s criminal record.
• The chance of the person running when out on bail.
• The threat the person may present to the community.

 
The judge uses these factors to determine the person’s bail amount.

Once a person has been assigned bail, he or she can be bail...

Need Financing on a Bail Bond?

Need Financing on a Bail Bond?

Many companies out there know that when they charge their customers large sums of money, they need to offer some sort of financing. Most people do not have a lot of money sitting around, waiting to be spent on frivolous things. Most people make just enough money to scrape by. They know what important thing their money will be used for before it is placed in their bank account. They have groceries to buy, utilities to pay for, and house payments to make.

This is why bailing someone out of jail can be difficult. Nobody has enough money left offer after their usual monthly bills and payments to try to bail someone out of jail. Luckily, Bail Bonds in San Francisco can jump in to save the day. We offer financing options for our clients.

We offer a few discounts to qualified clients, and we cre...

We Look at More than Just Your Credit Score

We Look at More than Just Your Credit Score

People are not numbers. This is something that many bail bond companies out there have forgotten. Here at Bail Bonds in Financial District, we understand that people are more than just their credit score number. We look at each of our clients like actual people, not numbers.

When you come to Bail Bonds in Financial District to bail a friend or family member out of jail, do not worry that your credit score is not perfect. Nobody’s is. That is why we look at more than a person’s credit score when they come to us for help.

We look at:

• How long the client has lived at their current address.
• How long the client has worked at their job.
• How often the client changes jobs.

By looking at these different factors, we are able to get a better understanding of our client than any number o...

Everyone has the Right to Bail

Everyone has the Right to Bail

Here in the US, everyone has the right to bail in most cases. Of course, there are a few instances when bail can be denied, but for the most part are granted the opportunity to post bail. This is great, because it allows a defendant to stay out of jail during the trial period, which opens them up to so many opportunities. This is why, if someone you know has been arrested and granted bail, you should help them.

When a person bails out of jail, they will be free for the remainder of their trial period. Once the trial is completed, they will either be free to go if they were found innocent, or arrested and taken into custody if they are found guilty. This freedom during the trail, helps a defendant avoid being punished for a crime that they have not been found guilty of...

What Is Own Recognizance?

What Is Own Recognizance?

When it comes to bail, there are plenty of terms out there that people do not recognize. One that many people want to know about is own recognizance release. Some people have heard rumors that own recognizance release is a way to bail out of jail without paying. Those rumors would be correct, but it is not that simple.

No one can just ask to be released. A judge decides if a defendant qualifies for release. The case judge will look at several different factors to determine if a defendant qualifies for own recognizance release. Those factors are often out of the hands of the defendant, meaning he cannot make himself more likely to be released on own recognizance. The judge will look at the factors when determining if a person will be released on own recognizance:

• The crime the defendant...

Is Bail Ever Denied?

Is Bail Ever Denied?

Some people may not realize this, but there is a chance that a person can be denied bail after his arrest. While the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution prevents excessive bail, is does not guarantee that everyone will be allowed bail. There are some instances when a person is denied bail, and most people would agree with those instances.

The main reason that an arrested person would be denied bail, is that he poses a danger to the community. This fact is often determined by looking at the crime that the person was arrested for. People who were arrested for violent crimes are always denied bail. Nobody wants someone who has been accused of murder to be able to roam free on the streets.

Another common reason for a person being denied bail is that he poses a flight risk...

Celebrities Have to Pay for Bail Too

Celebrities are frequently given the red carpet treatment almost anywhere they go, for almost everything they do. They get special VIP access and treatment that the public never gets to experience. For all the glitz and glam, it sure seems beneficial to have a well-known name and face.

Occasionally, celebrities do not get special treatment. In fact, having star-status brings them more attention than they want. For example, being a celebrity and having a run-in with the law. Celebrities do not get away if they break the law. Just like any other person who broke the law, a celebrity must face the same legal proceedings and possible consequences as everyone else...