Understanding Bail & How Bail Bond Store Works

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Because the justice system and posting bail are legal processes, it can be confusing to many what goes on, how a process works, and what legal papers really say. Like many binding contracts that are probably read a few times over to fully understand everything, the bail process may take time for one to truly grasp all the boundaries, limits, and allowances. Below are some basic key words that come up in situations, and what they mean.

  • Bail bond – a bond given to court, ensuring the defendant will appear at their court hearing. The defendant can be released from imprisonment until that date.
  • Bail agent or bail bondsman – an individual who provides bail as a surety
  • Bail-jumping – failure of showing up to court hearing (after posting bail and getting released)
  • Personal recognizance – the release of the defendant upon posting bail where the court takes the defendant’s word that they will show up for their court hearing (or other scheduled matters when ordered)
  • Surety – the primary individual responsible for the payment of debt or actions of another’s obligations

These terms are the basics to know and understand. We don’t expect you to take care of a bail case on your own – that is putting more stress and strain on yourself than what you are already experiencing by just having to bail someone out of jail. Call Santa Ana Bail Bond Store at 714-973-2245 – our professional and friendly staff will answer all your questions and walk you through the process.

Santa Ana Bail Bond Store® is committed to serving all your bail bond needs throughout the state of California. We are ready and available to post bail for your loved ones in every court and every jail throughout California. Whether during the day or the middle of the night, we are ready and willing to drive and meet relatives and co-signers to negotiate the quick release of friends or loved ones.

There is no need to go through this emotional time alone. Santa Ana Bail Bond Store® can help you through this tough time. Our bail bonds agents are here for you and waiting to answer any questions about bail bonds.

Call 714-973-2245 today to speak to a licensed bail bondsman and answer all your bail bonds questions.

 

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Orange County May Lose Millions for Jailing Illegal Immigrants

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President Barack Obama’s plan to redirect federal funds to the southwest border could mean Orange County stands to lose nearly $6.5 million in funds to house illegal immigrants with criminal convictions – while the state could lose $110 million.

Local and state officials have joined members of Congress who are up in arms about Obama’s announcement last week to kill a program that has provided about half a billion dollars in federal funds to states and local municipalities for the incarceration of illegal immigrants with criminal records.

“We expect that we are going to have to fight a battle that we are too familiar with fighting,” said H.D. Palmer, spokesman for the state’s Department of Finance.

About $400 million will still go to communities in fiscal year 2009 for the jailing of illegal immigrants who have been convicted of at least one felony or two misdemeanors. However, the $950 million authorized for fiscal year 2010 was scrapped by Obama’s budget.

In Orange County, the latest proposal is just one more bit of bad news for officials at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, which is already in dire economic straits.

“The department is facing a mountain of economic challenges in the upcoming fiscal year and we would hope that Congress would see to it that we wouldn’t have to add another $6 million to that challenge,” department spokesman John McDonald said.

The department booked 12,515 inmates in 2008 who qualified under the program guidelines. That’s about 19 percent of the estimated 65,000 inmates booked each year at county jails.

The money funds deputies’ salaries, food for the inmates and other costs associated with the holding of these particular inmates, McDonald said.

“We’ve made a lot of budget cuts already. For instance, we closed the tents at the Musick facility,” he said about the closure of the 360-bed unit at the James Musick jail in February. Sheriff’s officials estimated that the closure would save them $1.2 million a year.

The federal money also pays for about 11 cents on the dollar in the cost of housing illegal immigrants with Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds, California Department of Corrections spokesman Seth Unger said.

As of March, California prisons held 22,063 inmates with confirmed or potential immigration holds. That’s about 13 percent of the 168,000 total inmate population, Unger added.

It’s an issue that transcends party affiliations, with Congress members Loretta Sanchez, D-Garden Grove, and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Huntington Beach, both condemning the move.

“Eliminating this funding will greatly undermine the efforts of our law enforcement officials in combating these criminals,” Sanchez said in a written statement. “As long as state law enforcement officials are doing the work to secure our borders and protect local communities, they must receive appropriate compensation.”

U.S. Department of Justice officials contend the program doesn’t help community officials address crime.

“The (program) provides a partial subsidy for the cost of incarceration in state prisons and county jails of illegal aliens who already have committed crimes, but does not help states and communities combat crime,” Department of Justice spokeswoman Melissa Schwartz said in a written statement. “Instead, the budget provides $2 billion in DOJ resources to help curtail illegal immigration and combat the violence associated with trans-border gangs and illicit gun and drug trafficking.”

Source: ocregister.com

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Do we really need MORE bars in Downtown Santa Ana?

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Do we really need MORE bars in Downtown Santa Ana? Really? Santa Ana already has issued more liquor licenses than any other city in Orange County. It’s not close. I think we could use some more family restaurants. Most of us cannot afford to eat at the newer restaurants. A Chuck E. Cheese would be nice – Santa Ana is the largest city in Orange County without one.

The Proof guys have a lot of nerve asking for an expansion after one of their patrons was shot at 2 am in a nearby parking structure, last year. The problem with Proof and the other bars is that they don’t serve food. So their patrons get stone cold drunk. I wonder how many of these drunks get away with driving under the influence, since the SAPD DUI checkpoints are usually set up in quiet neighborhoods with high numbers of immigrants? Yes, once in awhile they set one up near Original Mike’s, but they should have motorcycle officers waiting outside Proof every night. It would be easy pickings.

Nothing was settled tonight, but you can expect a hell of a fight as the Planning Commission weighs the new ruled. I am pretty sure that the City Council majority won’t likely be swayed by the folks who were at tonight’s Planning Commission meeting. Did I mention that Irv and Ryan Chase were there – along with their promoter, Archer Altstaetter? Archer went off on what he intimated are antiquated city rules – but this is the guy who opened his new costume store without a business license! What does he care about rules when he ignores them anyway?

Source: newsantaana.com

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Orange County Bail Bond Store Agents Are Here 24 Hours A Day | Santa Ana Bail Bond Store

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No one ever wants to go to jail, and with good reason. The biggest reason is that the defendant does not feel safe inside the prison with a number of convicted criminals, some of whom have committed dangerous crimes to get themselves locked up. Just because a criminal is locked up does not mean that he/ she will stop committing crimes.

Inmates are constantly committing crimes within the prison walls and those crimes can be deadly. This does not come as a surprise though. The average Californian jail holds anywhere from 4 to 5 thousand inmates. Jails are concentrated centers of violence and in today’s economy there just aren’t enough jailors to keep a prison safe.

Bailing someone out of jail isn’t cheap, but living without your significant other’s income can be harder and more financially damaging then bailing them out. By bailing your significant other out of jail they can help add to the household income and help pay for necessities like food, water, and shelter.

Call Orange County Bail Bond Store now at 714-973-2245 to speak with one of our trained bail bondsmen and help you bail your loved one out of jail as soon as possible. That way you know for sure they are safe and sound and helping around the house once again.

Why Choose Us?

At Orange County Bail Bond Store, it is our goal to surpass your expectations and needs without surpassing your budget. We take a great amount of pride in providing comprehensive services at a rate that you can afford.

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Orange County Bail Bond Store Makes It Easy to Help People Get Out of Jail Fast

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People always ask our bail agents at Orange County Bail Bond Store if we can bail people out in Orange County. The answer is yes we can, in fact we can bail anyone out of any jail in California. Our highly trained bail agents have bailed thousands of people out of jail all over the state.

Having over 37 Bail Bond Store bail agents located all over California makes it easy to help people get out of jail as quickly as possible. Our bail bondsmen are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you whenever you need them and to answer any bail questions you might have. Consultations are free, so call now at 714-973-2245.

When you use Orange County Bail Bond Store, a licensed bail agent will be with you during every step of bailing your friend or loved one out of jail. If for any reason you can’t drive to us, one of our agents will drive to you.

Orange County Bail Bond Store was founded back in 1987 and has been family owned ever since. This means our agents understand just how important it is to you to get your loved one out of jail. No one will work harder or faster at getting you family member or friend out of jail faster than Orange County Bail Bond Store bail agents will.

O% Down with No Collateral

We won’t simply quote you a price and hang up leaving you more confused! The vast majority of our bonds are approved with no collateral. Perfect credit is not required. Most people don’t have perfect credit so why do most bonding companies require great credit?

Co-signers with decent jobs and family members who feel confident that the person in jail will make all of their court dates is more important to us. Getting someone out of jail is easy when you have us working for you! We are the Number One California Bail Bond Store.

We are the number one bail bonds agency in Orange County, California.

Call 714-973-2245 today to speak to a licensed bail bondsman who can help you obtain the release of those who have been arrested and detained.

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Jail Doesn’t Rest So Neither Does Santa Ana Bail Bond Store

Santa Ana Bail Bond Store® have been serving Santa Ana and surrounding areas for over 20 years.

We have all at one point in our lives had to deal with an electronic receptionist, and so we know how annoying they can be. At Santa Ana Bail Bond Store, the phones are always answered by an actual person, never an electronic receptionist.

Call us now at 714-973-2245 to see for yourself.

If someone you know and love gets arrested in the middle of the night, they don’t have to stay in jail. Trained bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Jail doesn’t rest so neither does Santa Ana Bail Bond Store.

We have over 37 agents in offices all over California. Our bail bondsman can bail people out of every court and jail in California. You can rely on Santa Ana Bail Bond Store to be there for you when you need us and to be with you for every step of the bail process to answer any questions you might have about bailing someone out of jail.

If talking on the phone isn’t your thing, than you can contact us and apply for a bail through our website. Simply put in the defendant’s name, the city or jail they were arrested in, your name and an email and phone number to contact you by. A trained bail bondsman will find all the necessary information and contact you once they’re finished. That way you can begin the process of bailing your loved one or friend out of prison.

The vast majority of our bonds are approved with no collateral and perfect credit is not required. Most people don’t have perfect credit so why do most bonding companies require great credit? Co-signers with decent jobs and family members who feel confident that their loved one will make all of their court dates are more important to us. Getting someone out of jail is easy when you have us working for you!

We are the number one bail bonds agency in Orange County, California.

Call 714-973-2245 today to speak to a licensed bail bondsman who can help you obtain the release of those who have been arrested and detained.

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What Are the Benefits of Bailing Someone?

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Why Do We Bail Someone and What Are the Benefits of Bail?

Since 1791, when the 8th Amendment was ratified, bail has been an important part of the justice system. Being bailed out allowed the defendant time to prepare his or her defense against the charges. Also, it kept the defendant from serving time before they were convicted. Remember, a defendant is innocent until the trial process determines otherwise.

Today bail continues to be important.  When deciding whether or not to bail someone, consider the following:

  1. Does the defendant have a job that they will lose if they are incarcerated?
  2. Is their income needed to provide for family members?
  3. A defendant who is out on bail can show up to court clean shaven and wearing nice clothing.  While appearance should not be the deciding factor in a court case, it can be an influence.
  4. As jails fill with gang members, they become increasingly dangerous.  Your family member or friend is safer at home.

Bail allows a defendant to return home, continue to work and spend time with their family. The trial process can be stressful enough.  Being at home during it is easier on everyone.

Call us now to see how you can afford to bail someone out at 1-714-973-2245.  We’ll answer all your bail questions for free.

Santa Ana Bail Bond Store®, Bondsman Statewide.

It is obvious that no one in the world wants to be arrested, and also quite obvious that no one begins their day planning to get arrested . However, the truth is that a staggering amount of people are arrested everyday. In many cases it is those who really did not see it coming or planned to do something wrong. Sometimes there is such a thing as, wrong place at the wrong time.

A mixture of a few drinks and some influential friends can make all the difference and have you dealing with police officers before you know it, especially in Orange County. We understand and can help.

Our Orange County bail bonds offices are here to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call us at 1-714-973-2245.

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How Do You Find Out if You Have a Warrant Put Out For Your Arrest?

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Has someone threatened that they had a warrant put out for your arrest? Do you have old tickets that you’re concerned have gone to warrant?

Call us to search for a warrant on your behalf. All we need is your name, birth date and city/county where you think there is a warrant. We will anonymously search the data banks for you.

Remember, bail agents are held to the same level of confidentiality as attorneys. You can be assured that the information you give will not be shared with others.

If there is a warrant, we can discuss how any jail time can be lessened by arranging for bail before turning yourself in.

Don’t put it off. Call now for a free consultation at 714-973-2245 and stop wondering.

What You Should Do if Your Loved One got Arrested

Your first goal is to protect your loved one. We understand how stressful it is when someone gets arrested.

  1. Call us first so we can find out the booking information for you. This is a free service we offer so that you do not have to be on hold with the arresting agency. You should have the person’s first and last name and birth date available when you call.
  2. Once we find out the charges and bail amount, we can explain your bail options and how the bail process works. If you decide you want to use a bail bond to bail someone out, a payment plan will be customized to meet your needs.
  3. Our experienced bail agent will take the bail bond to the jail to ensure quick release of your family member or friend.

All bail agents in California charge the same premium rate. You want to make sure that the bondsman you choose is:

  • Licensed to do business in California (our license number is #1840496)
  • Doesn’t have any hidden fees (we only charge you for the premium, nothing else)
  • Is honest (we’ve been in business over 25 years and have never been investigated by any law enforcement agency).

Why wait, Call now for free consultation? Call us at 1-714-973-2245 to get all of your questions answered.

 

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Being Home For The Holidays Is Our Present To You

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Being home for the Holidays is our present to you. Our fast and professional staff understand how important family is. Our first priority is reuniting families for the Holiday season. From decorating the Christmas tree to celebrating New Years Eve with friends and family, we understand. These precious moments can never be replaced and your freedom is our first priority.

Let us bring you back together and not skip a beat. Let our many years of experience guide you though the process, stress free.

  • 24/7 Bail Bond Service
  • 20% Discount
  • Phone approvals
  • 0% Interest Payment Plans
  • No Hidden Fees – Unlike other bail agencies
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Our First Priority is Reuniting Families for the Holiday Season

You Get A Licensed Professional Bondsman in Orange County When You Need One

For many, the holidays represent time spent away from work and with our family, participating in long-held traditions and making new memories as each celebration marks the milestone of another year passed by, together. But for others, the holidays only magnify their grief. How is it that the world is still spinning—that people are still going to work and posting witty Facebook statuses and hanging Christmas garlands—when one of the most important people in your life is gone? For them, the “most wonderful time of the year” can actually feel incredibly painful and lonely.

If you or anyone you love is faced with this type of situation, your best choice is to call Santa Ana Bail Bond Store in Orange County. We will work to get those you care about out of jail quickly. Our track record for honesty and integrity along with our resourcefulness helps us secure any bond or bail you need.

We pride ourselves on being the experts in the field that you can rely on. When you or your loved one needs bail bonding services in Santa Ana, Orange County and throughout Southern California, we are only a call away. At one point or another everyone has to deal with circumstances involving the law. Ending up in jail, for some people, is the untimely and inconvenient consequence of the law.

Let us help you bring your love ones back with you this holiday, Call us now at 714-973-2245.

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Let Us Help You Bring Your Love Ones Back With You This Holiday

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For many, the holidays represent time spent away from work and with our family, participating in long-held traditions and making new memories as each celebration marks the milestone of another year passed by, together. But for others, the holidays only magnify their grief. How is it that the world is still spinning—that people are still going to work and posting witty Facebook statuses and hanging Christmas garlands—when one of the most important people in your life is gone? For them, the “most wonderful time of the year” can actually feel incredibly painful and lonely.

If you or anyone you love is faced with this type of situation, your best choice is to call Orange County Bail Bond Store in Orange County, California. We will work to get those you care about out of jail quickly. Our track record for honesty and integrity along with our resourcefulness helps us secure any bond or bail you need.

Our bail bond agents actually enjoy the busy holiday weeks. By providing an arrested individual or his cosigner with expert assistance, they help reunite families for the most special days of the year. Even if the full bail amount is far out of a given family’s price range, our agents can find a way to allow that family to see their loved one outside of a jail on Christmas. The holidays are certainly a time when saving money is on the mind.

Working with a bond agent this winter will save you money as well as time, another precious holiday resource. Our services are available 24 hours a day and we can coordinate with you over the phone and online. Most likely, the only time you’ll have to drop what you’re doing and get in the car is when it’s time to pick up your family member and bring them home! Knowing that we help residents of Orange County and surrounding areas go home for the holidays makes us proud of what we do. If there’s currently someone that has been arrested that you’d like to see at home this time of year, contact us today!

Let us help you bring your love ones back with you this holiday, Call us now at 714-973-2245.

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