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From canceling your Netflix subscription to cutting back on dinner outings, when it came to re-budgeting your money so that you pay a bail bond, you thought you had considered it all. But, did you ever think about that tax refund you’re expecting to get...

One arrest doesn’t have to ruin your entire life, especially if it is one where you were eligible for bail. Anyone who isn’t eligible for bail most likely committed a really awful crime which could really damage their reputation but because you’re not that person,...

Even though posting bail is a very expensive cost, it is a cost that is most worth it. If a person is offered bail, they should absolutely take that opportunity. Some may decide not to post bail, but we at Martinez Bail Bond Store do...

Just like Spring presents brighter, happier days, you too can brighten a loved one’s future, by helping them bail out of jail. Jail is not pleasant; it’s dirty, dark and uncomfortable. It’s miserable and sometimes cold. There is no sign of light (figuratively) and nothing...

There’s no predicting your reaction to hearing that a loved one has been arrested. Depending on the circumstance, the type of person they are, and how close you are to them, your reaction can be anywhere between shocked to angry to not even surprised. This...

You understand the concept of bail: pay a sum of money to get out of jail during trial. But knowing that you can either pay court directly or pay a bail bondsman, you’re wondering what exactly is the purpose of a bail bondsman? No matter...

Earlier this month, it was reported that in 2015, a record-breaking number of people were exonerated, meaning they were finally freed after serving time in prison for crimes they were wrongly convicted for. This record-breaking number counts to 149 people, who each spent an average...

Even if you were recently arrested, you will still be eligible to receive your tax return as long as the IRS finds that you are due to receive one for paying extra taxes during the year. Your arrest will not jeopardize your qualification to receive...

As soon as you finish your bail hearing, you are free to post bail as quickly as possible. You cannot post bail anytime before your bail hearing because you will not know what amount you would have to pay. The judge at the bail hearing will...

Before you agree to a bail bond company and their payment plan they set you up on, you’re going to want to know and be very well versed with the following common terms that are associated with bail and bail bonds. By knowing and understanding...

A tax refund is the difference between the taxes that an individual has paid and the taxes that the individual owes. There are times when individuals will need to pay additional taxes in April, but there are also times when individuals receive a tax return...

Just because someone commits a crime, gets caught and gets arrested doesn’t mean they lose all their rights and become defenseless. Arrested individuals earn some rights to protect themselves during this time, especially when they are most vulnerable to the police. Two of the greatest rights...

We at Martinez Bail Bond Store are firm believers in giving everyone a second chance and we hope you share that same support as we do. Mistakes happen and humans are not perfect. Some people end up arrested at some point in their life and...

Imagine you have been arrested for a crime. Your trial doesn’t begin for 2 weeks. During these two weeks, the police and investigators look for evidence and try to figure out what happened. The prosecution will build their case against you to prove you are...