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FAQ, Uncategorized / 24.10.2017

Each county has its own criteria as to the pre-trial release (own recognizance) of prisoners, which area of the government is responsible for the OR Department (judge, sheriff, clerk of the court, etc.) and even how the budget (whether it is the sheriff’s budget, or the county clerk’s, or the court’s) is handled. Generally, OR is looking for the same thing we are, that is, responsible, employed people that promise they will return to court on time. The level of effort in the qualification of the prisoner is set by each individual governing body, and is not set by any...

FAQ / 06.10.2017

The defendant appears in court before a judge, the charges are read, if the defendant cannot afford an attorney one is appointed, and the plea is entered. Generally, the defendant is brought before a judge for arraignment within 24/48 hours after arrest. The exact time limit varies from state to state, though the U.S. Supreme Court now requires that if the defendant was arrested without a previously issues warrant, he or she must be brought before a judge within 48 hours, so that a judge may determine whether there was probable cause to arrest. San Diego Bails Bonds | Get Out...

FAQ / 04.10.2017

The bail bond agreement runs for the life of the case that is being bonded. The premium is normally paid on an annual basis, at the inception and each anniversary of the bond. The premiums are not refundable and are fully earned irrespective of the outcome of the case. If you have any questions about your bail bonds specifically, please call your bail agent for answers. San Diego Bails Bonds | Get Out Now! (619) 232-2245 (BAIL) Fast, Discreet, Professional Bail Bonds Service Serving All of California Se Habla Espanol! Your family’s freedom is priceless. From start to finish, our goal is to turn your freedom...

FAQ / 06.09.2017

California State Law requires that seated judges in each county convene on an annual basis to review the bail schedule and make changes they feel are appropriate to their community. Amounts are based on the severity of the charges and can be raised or lowered by a judge’s order at any time. Bail Concierge does not give out legal advice. For more information about your case, please consult your attorney or a legal professional. San Diego Bails Bonds | Get Out Now! (619) 232-2245 (BAIL) Fast, Discreet, Professional Bail Bonds Service Serving All of California Se Habla Espanol! Your family’s freedom is priceless. From start to finish,...

FAQ / 05.09.2017

If the defendant fails to appear at all required hearings, arraignment, preliminary hearing, trial, or sentencing, he or she has “skipped bail”. This means s/he has given up the right to stay out of jail while his or her case is going through the courts, and one of several things will happen: a) The Court will revoke the original bail and issue a “bench warrant” for the defendant’s arrest. Failure to appear at a hearing is an additional crime and carries a penalty of jail time in addition to any time the defendant may have to serve if convicted of the...

FAQ / 03.09.2017

The Municipal Court has criminal jurisdiction over misdemeanors, which are primarily offenses with a maximum punishment of a $1,000 fine and a county jail term of one year or less. Examples of a misdemeanor violation are: shoplifting (depending on the value of merchandise), prostitution, vandalism, and drunk driving. The processing of a misdemeanor follows this order: An arrest is made - police take defendant to jail. Three things can happen: The defendant is released - no charges filed. The defendant bails out (CALL 619-232-2245) or is released on his/her own recognizance, also known as "OR" and is scheduled for arraignment. The defendant...

FAQ / 01.09.2017

If the charges are dropped after the defendant was bailed out, is the premium paid to the bail agent returned? Usually not. If the charges were not dropped at the time the arrest, the defendant would remain in custody until their court appearance at which time the charges were dropped. The bail bondsman does not make a judgement or determination of the alleged charges at the time of arrest. The bondsman is merely providing the service of obtaining the defendant's release from custody, thus allowing the defendant to return home and work without interruption in their lives while awaiting trial. The...

FAQ / 30.08.2017

The indemnitor accepts responsibility for the defendant and the full dollar amount of the bond if the defendant fails to appear for his or her court date(s) or skips out on the bond. If the bail bond becomes a  forfeiture, the bail agency is given 180 days (California) to apprehend the defendant before the agency is required to remit the full amount of the bond to the court. By signing for the defendant, the indemnitor guarantees or "indemnifies" to the bail agent that they will be responsible for the defendant and for all money due the bail agency and courts. Bail Concierge...

FAQ / 30.08.2017

The court may reduce the amount of the bail and accept a replacement bond issued for the lower amount. However, any reduction in the premium and / or collateral will depend upon the bail company / surety companies rates and policies. Please call one of our licensed and certified bail agents to ask about your individual case.   San Diego Bails Bonds | Get Out Now! (619) 232-2245 (BAIL) Fast, Discreet, Professional Bail Bonds Service Serving All of California Se Habla Espanol! Your family’s freedom is priceless. From start to finish, our goal is to turn your freedom into triumph. We work with you and your family...

FAQ / 30.08.2017

Yes they can. Under PC 1299.02(1) licensed bail agents may pick up fugitives at the direction of their surety company. A bail agent who contracts his or her services to another bail agent or surety as a bail fugitive recovery person for the purposes specified in subdivision (d) of Section 1299.01, and any bail agent, bail permittee, or bail solicitor who obtained a license after January 1, 2000, and who engages in the arrest of a defendant pursuant to Section 1301 shall comply with the requirements under PC 1299.04. San Diego Bails Bonds | Get Out Now! (619) 232-2245 (BAIL) Fast, Discreet, Professional...