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Some Frequently Asked Questions about Bail Bonds

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It is fairly common for people to have a lot of questions about bailing someone out of jail. After all, this is not a common occurrence for most people. It is not every day that a person needs to bail one of their loved one’s out of jail.

To try to help out our clients gain a better understanding of the bail bond process, we here at Bail Bonds in Agua Dulce have compiled a list of some of the more frequently asked questions we receive.

  • What is bail?
  • Bail is the amount of money needed to be paid by a person in order for him or her to get out of jail during the trial process. Bail usually costs several thousands of dollars, and need to be paid all at once in order for the person to be released.

  • What is a bail bond?
  • A bail bond is what someone gets when they hire a bail agent. The bai...

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What is Bail and Why does it Exist?

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Bail exists because it is unconstitutional to hold a person in jail for an unreasonable amount of time after their arrest, but before the declaration of guilt or innocence at the end of trial. Bail is the amount of money a person will owe to the court in order to be released from custody during the trial. The Judge will decides how much the bail is. The judge makes the bail decision based on the crime committed, the defendant’s ties to the community, his or her criminal record, and the threat the defendant may pose to the community.

Bail can be paid in 100% cash to the court, up-front, and then the defendant will be released, or 10% of it can be paid to a bail bond company like Antelope Valley Bail Bond Store, who will then act as a surety...

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How Do I Choose a Bail Agent?

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Choosing the right bail agent is a very important task, your loved one’s freedom hangs in the balance. So, how do you do it? It is not like they teach you how to do this in school. Luckily, Palmdale Bail Bondsman & Bail Bonds is here to help you.

When looking at a bail agent, you need to consider how much experience he or she has. The longer someone has been in the business, the better that bail agent probably is. The more time you spend bailing people out of jails, the more you learn about the bail process. Bail agents who have been working at their job for years, have learned hundreds of little tricks that help speed up the bail bond process, or make it easier for you.

You also want to find a bail agent that can actually help you in your area...

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How Much Does a Bail Bond Cost in California?

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Are you looking to bail a friend or family member out of jail, but are worried about the cost? Do not fret, Palmdale Bail Bondsman & Bail Bonds can help you out. We have been making bail bonds cheap and affordable for Californians for the last 30 years.

In California, all bail bonds start out as 10% of the person’s bail. This means that if your loved one’s bail is set at $10,000, his or her bail bond will only cost $1,000. This is the standard price set by the state of California, however, some bail bond companies can offer you a discount.

At Palmdale Bail Bondsman & Bail Bonds, we are able to offer qualified clients a 20% discount on the price of the bail bond. What this means is, instead of paying 10% of the bail, you only pay 8%...

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Common Bail Bond Related Terms and What They Mean

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To most of you, the bail bond industry is probably a bunch of mumbo and jumbo that you don’t really understand. You hope you will never need to know anything about it, but for some of you, that will not be the case. Some of you will eventually find yourself wrapped up in the middle of it in one way or another. Maybe you were arrested, or maybe your best friend was. Whatever the case, you are involved and now need to know some important details. Here are some important bail bond related terms, and what they mean.

    Bail: When a defendant is arrested, they are given bail, which is an amount of money they must pay in order to be released from jail.

    Cash Bail: Cash bail is a way of paying bail where the defendant, and/ or anyone on his or her behalf, pays the full bail amount, in cash, to t...

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Jail – Not the Halloween Scare You Are Looking For

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If you are really trying to scare someone this Halloween, getting arrested and thrown in jail will definitely do the trick. It will be cruel, but it will certainly give your friends and family members a scare. One that should be mended as quickly as possible.

Palmdale Bail Bondsman & Bail Bonds can help you or your loved ones get out of jail quickly, within hours of your arraignment. Bail bonds are an easier way of getting defendants released from jail than cash bail because they are set up on a payment system. That means that payments are split up and spread out over months. The defendant is released from jail as soon as the paperwork is signed; he or she does not have to wait until the final payment has been made...

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This Is A Gift That Shouldn’t Wait Until Christmas

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The holidays are approaching and every year the issue of gift giving comes about. “I should have started planning months ago!” and “This person is the hardest to shop for!” and “I always get this person the same, predictable gifts each year…” are nonstop. This year though, there may be something so generous and thoughtful you can do. It’s not a material gift, but it certainly is quite the gesture that the receiver will be forever grateful for. But this gift idea will only apply to a select group of people. You can give it as an early gift now, or anytime until Christmas for when you’re given the green light.

The gift is a bail bond, and the green light is the moment you learn your loved one has been arrested and granted release upon bail.

While still much more affordable than cash ba...

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Everyday Is Important. Bail Out Today.

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As a new parent, you probably learned that being there for your child as they grow up is absolutely critical to how they develop and the person they become. Even being absent momentarily can leave a little bit of an unwanted mark. Being around for your child’s everyday routines is just as important as being there for major holidays, their birthdays, their dance recitals and sports games. You should never make your child miss you and think that you don’t love them.

Getting serious… we’re talking about jail. Obviously you should never let commit a crime and get arrested. But not everyone is perfect and some parents do end up in jail...

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The Truth About Palmdale Bail Bondsman & Bail Bonds

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The truth about bail bonds is that for anyone out on bail through a bail bond is more likely to abide by their release terms, conditions, and agreements. They’re more likely to show up for their court dates. They’re more likely to meet all bail bond payment deadlines. They’re more likely to enroll and complete guidance sessions or community service. Why? Because they are well aware that loved ones are literally putting money down for them, banking on their belief that the defendant is a good and honest person who made this one mistake and is not a repeat offender. The defendant knows that loved ones are putting their money, assets, and good word at risk, all for them and the trouble they caused. Their loved ones aren’t obligated to offer this generous service, but they’re doing it. Palm...

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Here Is the Positivity in Bail Bonds

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We want you to know that even though your loved one has been arrested, there is a lot you both can look forward to. Palmdale Bail Bond Store is the bail bonds company that is going to help get your loved one out of jail and back home. It is the company that is going to show you that you do not need to stress over this bail bond. Palmdale Bail Bond Store is the company that is going to show you how to look at the situation in a positive way.

Without a bail bond, most people will not be able to afford bailing out of jail with cash. Bail amounts are set incredibly high because the money acts as an incentive to get that person to show up in court...

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