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As you research for a bail bond company to help you out during this stressful time, you’re of course going to be looking out for a company who is affordable, trustworthy, and reliable. The standard cost for the services of a bail agent is 10%...

The fastest way to get your loved one out of jail is to secure a bail bond. In order to do this, there needs to be someone willing to co-sign for it. This means that the co-signer is responsible for seeing that the bail agent...

Mother-son relationships are one of the most unique relationships. In true fashion, mothers will always be protective of their sons (as she would be of any of her offspring). Sons, in return, will also always be protective of their mothers. This is a unique bond...

By now you probably have heard the whole “you have the right to remain silent” spiel. You know that as an arrested person, you can decline interrogation until your lawyer is present. But, do you know how this right came about? It took years before...

Aren’t you so grateful for payment plans? For Coachella, Disneyland passes, mortgage, even bail bond payments! Yep, even the things we don’t want to be paying for because it’s not for personal pleasure offer payment plans. The purpose of bail bond payments is to ensure...

You might be surprised to hear that even the biggest celebrities approach bail bond companies for help when they are arrested. You’d think that even with all the money they have and their fame, they wouldn’t need a bail company. But that’s not true. They...

When you’re getting out of jail on a bail bond, you want to make sure everything goes smoothly. You’ve hit enough bumps in your road to get where you are. Avoid these 5 mistakes and your bail bond will post immediately with no trouble: Neglecting consequences...

The only way to get out of jail to live at home before and during your trial is to post bail. Now, there are two options for posting bail: paying in cash, or using a bail bond. Let’s explore the pros and cons of each: CASH...

If you have no problem being persistent, direct, and honest with a loved one when absolutely necessary, then perhaps being a loved one’s cosigner is for you. What we mean is that if someone you know gets arrested, and they contact Martinez Bail Bond Store for...

What’s more challenging than getting arrest for a crime is getting arrested in a state you do not reside in. State has jurisdiction, meaning they can prosecute any crime that occurs in that state. So, if you are a California resident visiting Texas, and you...

Bail exists to uphold the “innocent until proven guilty” protection. This means that a recently arrested person who has yet to stand in court can go about their regular lives during their days between arrest and court. They can go to work, to school, spend...

You may have heard the term “citizens arrest” before and you probably wondered what that meant. The police arrest people. Citizens don’t have that authority. But, in certain and uncommon situations, private individuals can have that power to arrest another without a warrant. Here’s how...

Crimes are categorized into infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Infractions are harmless crimes like traffic tickets, littering, and graffiti. Offenders must pay fines or perform community service for violations. Misdemeanors are crimes like theft and some physical assaults and offenders are generally punished with a fine, community...

America does not have the room or funds to keep every arrested person in jail. That’s very unfortunate to think about – we have THAT many criminals? It is also not fair to those who are truly innocent of a crime to be kept in...