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Unfortunately for you, there is not much you can do to lower your bail or the bail of someone you love. No matter how much you know yourself or your loved one to be a good, honest person, your word and plea is not enough...

As you can expect, television shows and movies do not teach viewers everything there is to know about bail. You’ve probably heard the Miranda Rights read to a suspect or a judge set a bail amount. But you probably don’t see the process the suspect...

Every year, Martinez Bail Bond Store agents are required to enroll in courses and lectures regarding the bail industry and what is expected of a professional, successful bail agent. Even a 20-year veteran is required to do so. The reason for these annual trainings is...

In order to get a bail bond, there will need to be a co-signer. The co-signer is taking on responsibility for the defendant. By signing the bail bond paperwork, the co-signer is agreeing to financial consequences if the defendant does not show up in court:...

When a person bails out of jail, they are less likely to get themselves into more trouble again. Why? Because they know that if they are re-arrested, They face more punishment. They (or someone on their behalf) will need to pay the remainder of the bond. Any collateral...

The more prevalent social media becomes in our everyday lives, the more cautious we have to be with what we post on it. Something you post can incriminate you without you initially realizing it. For example, you might have heard that singer and actress Vanessa...

California has some of the strictest gun laws in all of the U.S. but following the deadly San Bernardino shooting (and not to mention all the other mass shootings that occur across the nation), lawmakers are pushing to tighten gun control even more. Currently, buyers...

Unfortunately, there are instances where truly innocent people are wrongly convicted of a crime. So much is lost (friends, family, income and literally years spent behind bars) that it is nearly impossible to compensate and make up for all of that. It was recently announced that...

Each year, taxpayers are eligible to receive a refund on their income tax if what they owe is less than the sum of the total amount of withholding and estimated taxes they paid for the year. This money that is given back at the end...

It is tax season and it's time to file tax refunds and as much of a headache it is, this time around you might be more compelled to get it in on time than years past. Why? Because you have a bail bond to pay...

More police are turning to social media to catch lawbreakers and criminals. These days, almost everyone is on social media every day. So, some people need to be more careful before they hit the "post" button. Some things you probably don't want to do on...

Does Pinole Bail Bond Store accept tax return money for a bail bond payment? Of course! Because your tax return is really your money, there are no restrictions about using it for a bail bond payment. What happens is that when you receive your tax...

Concern about paying for bail and even a bail bond is not uncommon. Though bail bonds are much more affordable than paying bail directly to court, that doesn’t mean they’re still easy to pay off! In between paying for rent, bills, groceries and other necessities,...