3 Things Parents Should Consider Before Posting Bail for Adult Children

3 Things Parents Should Consider Before Posting Bail for Adult Children

No parent wants to learn that their adult child has been arrested. Even though your child is an adult, it’s natural to want to do whatever it takes to help them out. That includes paying your adult child’s bail. Before you withdraw your life savings and rush to the jail there are a few things you need to consider before posting bail for your adult child.

Can you Afford to Post your Adult Child’s Bail?

Your child should learn how much bail they’ll need shortly after they’ve been arrested. Once you know the amount, it’s time to make an honest assessment of your financial situation. As much as you want to help your adult child, doing so shouldn’t put you in a position where you are no longer able to pay your mortgage or buy groceries for yourself.

If you’re afraid that posting your adult child’s bail will put you in a financial bind, you should contact local California bail bonds businesses for a free bail bonds consultation.

How Quickly Can You Reach Your Child?

The first thing you should ask your newly arrested child is if they are okay. The second thing to learn is where they’re located. If they’ve been arrested in your home city/county, reaching your adult child is easy but things get more complicated if you are currently located in Maryland and they were arrested in California.

If you’re living in a different state, you have two choices. First, you can find someone to act as an intermediary and have them post the bail for you. The person must be trustworthy enough that you’re confident they’ll use the money you wire them to post your adult child’s bail and not simply pocket the money and disappear. In most cases, you’re better off using a bail bondsman who offers low-interest bond instead of a family friend/relation.

If you don’t have someone in the area you can trust, you’ll have to travel to the city/county where your adult child is incarcerated. The travel expenses will have to be considered when you’re trying to figure out if you can afford to post your adult child’s bail.

Can You Trust Your Child to Make Their Court Date?

Posting bail for an adult child requires trust, particularly if you don’t live in the area. You must be confident that they will attend every single one of their court dates. Failing to appear to court will only make your adult child’s situation worse.

Failing to appear in court, which is also called bail jumping, has some serious consequences in California. The original charges don’t go away simply because your child skipped their court date. The bail you posted for your adult child will be forfeited. In many cases, additional charges are filed against your adult child, increasing the chances of them spending time in jail.

If you used personal assets, such as a car or your house as collateral for the bail you could lose them forever.

If you’re worried your adult child will jump bail, it’s in both yours and your child’s best interest to refuse to bail them out.

Contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles for Help

When your adult child has been arrested in California and you need help bailing them out, it is in your best interest to contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. We’re a family owned bail bonds business. We have been serving the California area for several years and are familiar with all the local jails/courts. We have the resources and skills needed to quickly post your adult child’s bail.

The list of California bail bonds services we provide includes:

• 0% Interest payment plans
20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• No hidden fees
• No collateral for working signers

 

For a free consultation to get your questions answered, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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Consequences of Failing to Honour Your Bail Agreement

Consequences of Failing to Honour Your Bail Agreement

Bail is a monetary agreement you enter into with the court system. You pay bail in exchange for being released from jail. If you make all your court appearances, the court eventually returns the money to you.

When you Cover your Bail

If you’ve paid the bail yourself and fail to appear in court, you forfeit the money. That doesn’t mean the court forgets about you. They have some options which include:

• Swearing out an arrest warrant
• Sending officers to your home to get you
• Suspending your driver’s license
• Additional charges could be filed against you

 
If you’ve used a bail bonds agency, things become complicated.

When You’re Working with a Bail Bonds Agency

If you fail to appear in court, we aren’t just out the 10% of the bail you paid us, but we’re out the entire amount. The only way we can get our money back is by making sure you make it back to court. It’s in our best interest to make this happen as quickly as possible. We do this by sending a respected bail bond agent to find you and transport you to jail. 

Failing to appear in court is often hardest on the people who believed in you so much that they co-signed for you bail or even offered up some of their assets as collateral. You owe it to them to make all of your court appearances and not doing anything to jeopardize the terms of your release.

Contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles Today

If you’ve been arrested, it’s in your best interest to be released as quickly as possible. It’s equally important that you’re working with a bail bonds company that puts your interests first and who has a reputation for handling each of their clients fairly and with respect. You owe it to yourself and your family to work with Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles which is one of California’s most reliable bail bonds agencies. 

Unlike some agencies that use a cookie-cutter approach to bail bonds, we understand that each person who asks for our help has unique needs. We carefully consider each person’s connection to the area, personality, employment history, and legal history before coming up with a plan to bail them out of jail.

When you contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles for help with your bail, we ask for:

• Proof of Residency
• A valid state-issued identification card or driver’s license
• A pay stub or bank statement that shows regular deposits

 
When you work with us, you’ll enjoy:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• Over the Phone approvals
• Zero worry about hidden fees
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No collateral when you’re a working signer

 

Consultations are completely free. Contact us at 877-793-2254 or click the Chat With Us.

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COVID-19 and Bail Bonds

COVID-19 and Bail Bonds

The pandemic has hit everyone hard. Money is tight. Emotions are high. No one is entirely certain what their legal rights actually are. There is no getting around the fact that this has changed the judicial process.

COVID-19 has made the idea of sitting in jail while you work your way through the incredibly slow legal process even less desirable than it was before the pandemic. Now, staying in jail while waiting for your trial to take place not only means potentially losing your job and being unable to care for your family, but it also increases the likelihood of your contracting the virus. A recent batch of tests revealed that in a single Ohio prison, 80% of the inmates have contracted COVID-19.

It doesn’t matter how careful corrections officers are, the close quarters’ cellmates have to endure makes it nearly impossible to keep the environment free of the coronavirus. Each time someone is arrested, there is a chance they’re introducing the virus into the environment. Paying bail and getting released is the best way you can continue to social distance and remain healthy.

Understanding the importance of getting released from jail has triggered an interest grassroots movement in Greene County, Al. A group of concerned citizens have banned together and worked hard to raise money that is used to help cover the bail of individuals who have been charged with a crime. As a direct result of their efforts, the group has managed to get two people released on bail.

The work that the group is doing is fantastic, but the odds of them being able to help you walk out of jail cell and return home are incredibly slim. If you’re unable to post your own bond, contacting Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles is your best shot of being released. We’ve made the process as simple as we possibly can.

There are several reasons you should turn to Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles for help releasing you from jail during the COVID-19 pandemic. The list of benefits our clients enjoy include:

• 24/7 service
• A complete lack of hidden fees
• 20% discount
• No interest
• Phone approvals
• Working signers don’t have to worry about collateral
• Se Habla Español

 
We have a great deal of experience working with both county and state courts. Our connections allow us to quickly post your bond so you can walk out of jail almost immediately. We communicate well with each of our clients and make sure that you understand every aspect of your bail so that there aren’t any surprises in your future.

Considering the dangers of being incarcerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, it really is in your best interest to contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles as quickly as possible. The sooner you speak to one of our bail bond agents, the sooner we can procure your release and you can resume social distancing.

We provide free consultations. All you have to do is call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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What Are a Person’s Responsibilities While Out on Bail?

What Are a Person’s Responsibilities While Out on Bail?

When a person is out on bail, they aren’t entirely in the clear. Yes, they are free from their confinement within a jail cell and can resume some semblance of normalcy, however, there are still things they need to consider. People who are out on bail have responsibilities that they need to see to. Failing to do that could lead to more trouble and jail time.

When a person is out on bail, they need to remember that they are still going to court. They are not free of the charges that were brought against them. They are simply free of being held in jail during the trial. While out on bail, a person needs to prioritize their court dates above anything else. Failing to show up in court is a great way to get re-arrested.

Another important responsibility while out on bail is making sure that the bail bond payments are paid on time. When bailed out with a bail bond, a person signs a contract stating that they will pay the bail agent a set amount, typically 10%, of the full bail price in return for being bailed out. Once the person is released from jail, they owe that money to their bail agent for holding up their end of the deal.

Lastly, a person out on bail needs to be responsible for their daily choices. They should be on their best behavior. If they do anything to upset the law, they could find themselves right back behind bars with an even smaller chance of getting out again. Nobody wants that.

If you want help that you can rely on, then you need to talk to one of the bail agents here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. Our expert bail agents are available to talk to 24/7 and will be more than happy to help guide you through the process of rescuing a loved one from jail. They will happily answer any questions that you might have about the bail bond process.

Some of the benefits that we provide for our clients include:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with a working signer

• Se habla Español

 

Ready to get started? If so, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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What Do You Need to Post Bail

What Do You Need to Post Bail

There’s a lot about bail that the average people do not know. Luckily, the professionals here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles are more than happy to help out and answer questions. One bit of information that can help speed up the bail process is knowing what documentation you will need to post bail. If you have this ready to go when you talk to a bail agent for the first time, bailing someone out of jail will be that much faster.

There are 3 important bits of paperwork that a person will need to post bail with us, and they are:

A recent paycheck stub. This shows that you are working and exactly how much you are making. With this information, we can figure out how much you can afford when it comes to payments. We also accept bank statements that show regular deposits.

Proof of California residency. This can be as simple as an official piece of mail addressed to you with your name on it. This shows that you do live in California.
Valid California ID. This can be a driver’s license, a state-issued ID card, or something else of that nature. This lets us know that you are who you say you are.

Having this paperwork ready to go when you meet with a bail agent can help speed up the bail process immensely. Another way you can help move things along is by talking to friends and family members before contacting an agent. Find out which ones will be willing to help co-sign or pay for the bail bond and then gives their names and number to your bail agent.

Doing these simple things can make a huge difference with how long it takes to bail someone out of jail. It can help make the difference between the release of your loved one taking a day or taking a few hours.

Some of the other benefits that we provide for our clients here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles include:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with working signer
• Se habla Español

 

If you are ready to get started, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us at any time.

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What Can Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles Do For You?

What Can Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles Do For You?

Everyone has those people in their life that they would do anything for. If one of these people needs help moving, or just someone to vent to, you will be there. They know this, and that is why they called you to ask for help getting out of jail. You’ve never dealt with bail before, but you aren’t about to let that stop you.

Luckily for you, Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles is here to help. We are a statewide bail bonds company that has helped Californians deal with bail for over 30 years. We are always there for our clients no matter the time or place. We have offices located all over the state. In the areas where we don’t have offices, we have roaming agents who can lend a hand.

Whenever a client needs help, we will be there for them. We have bail agents available to talk and answer questions all day, every day. They provide free consultations 24/7 and will gladly walk all of their clients through each step of the bail process.

On top of simply being there for our clients, we provide them with an affordable option for rescuing their loved one from jail. All of our bail bonds only cost 10% of the bail that they are for. This means that our clients earn themselves a 90% discount on the cost of bailing someone out of jail just by coming to us for help.

Some of the other benefits we provide for our clients include:

• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with working signer
• Se habla Español

 
Just like you are always there for your loved ones, Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles is always there for our clients. If you come to us for help, you can count on getting some of the best help available in the state. Our agents will take care of you and help you get through this. All you have to do is talk to one of them.

Call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now for a free consultation at any time.

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What Is a Co-Signer Responsible For?

What Is a Co-Signer Responsible For?

Co-signers are very important when it comes to bail bonds, especially here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. When people co-sign for a friend or family member’s bail, they take responsibility for their loved one. It is up to them to make sure everything goes smoothly with the bail bond. When picking co-signers, a person needs to choose carefully.

For those unaware of what co-signers are, they are any person who is willing to sign the paperwork for the bail bond. Since there can be more than one signer, they are called co-signers. Co-signers take responsibility for the bail bond and their loved one. It is up to them to ensure that all payments are made on time.

Aside from worrying about payments, co-signers also have to keep an eye on their loved one. They need to make sure that he or she behaves while out on bail. After all, you don’t want someone you just bailed out to get into more trouble. Keeping an eye on the loved one also includes making sure that he or she goes to all of their required court dates.

Lastly, and most importantly to a lot of people, co-signers can help earn discounts on the bail bond here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. To get 20% off the price of the bail bond, one of the co-signers for the bond has to meet just one of the following requirements. As long as a co-signer:

• Is a member of the military.
• Is a member of AARP.
• Is a union member.
• Is a homeowner.
• Has a private attorney.

 
As long as one of those discounts is met, the co-signer can qualify for the discount.

When it comes to bailing someone out of jail, you want the best help around. Part of that means coming to Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles for help. The other part of that means picking the right co-signers to help out. Co-signers need to be responsible people, and if they meet one of the above requirements, they can make the bail bond more affordable.

Call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now for a free consultation with a bail agent.

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How Fast Can Someone Be Out of Jail?

How Fast Can Someone Be Out of Jail?

People have a lot of questions about bailing someone out of jail. One of the most common ones is how long does it take for someone to be released. After all, nobody wants someone that they care about to sit in a jail cell for any length of time. If you want someone out of jail quickly, then you need to contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles.

Here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, we understand how important it is for our clients to post bail quickly. The faster we can get through all of the paperwork, the faster their loved one is released from jail. This is why our bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will always be ready to help you, and once they start, they will not rest until your loved one is released.

In order to get started, our bail agents need some information about your loved one. The more information you can give, the faster the paperwork can be filled out. However, all we need to get started is your loved one’s name, birthday, and county of arrest. With that information, we can locate your loved one in the county jail system and gather the rest of the needed information.

After that, we will work with you on figuring out payment plans. We will create a plan that works for you and your budget. Once that is figured out, and the initial payment is received, we will send an agent to the jail to secure your loved one’s release. Depending on the size of the jail and how busy it is, the release can take anywhere from 2 hours to a day to be processed.

At Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, we know that you want to get your loved one out of jail as quickly as possible. Our agents will start helping you right away and will not rest until your loved one has been released. You can count on us to work quickly, be by your side the entire time, and for all of the following:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with working signer
• Se habla Español

 

For a free consultation day or night, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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How Much Collateral Is Needed?

How Much Collateral Is Needed?

Most people have a lot of questions about how bail works when they deal with it for the first time. If that is the case for you, don’t worry. Our bail agents here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles are used to answering all kinds of questions. One of the many common questions that our agents get is what is needed for collateral?

For those unaware, collateral is something of value that is pledged as a sort of back up for payments. The pledged item has to be of equal or greater value to the loan amount. If a client fails to pay off the loan, then the company keeps the pledged item as payment. Most financial institutions prefer to use collateral to ensure they get paid back for any loans.

Getting a bail bond is very similar to getting a loan, except the money being lent out goes straight to the jail. This is why a lot of bail bond companies require collateral. However, Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles does not. We understand that requiring collateral on a bail bond makes rescuing someone from jail even more stressful, so we avoid it whenever possible.

Instead of needing something of great monetary value like a house or car, at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, we prefer to use the signature of a working co-signer as collateral. Someone who is working at a steady job and is willing to co-sign a bail bond is far more valuable than any house or car.

If you need help with rescuing someone from jail, come to Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. Our bail agents are ready to assist you 24 hours day, 7 days a week. They will happily answer all of your questions and help you secure your loved one’s release from jail. Some of the benefits we provide for our clients include:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with working signer
• Se habla Español

 

For a free consultation at any time, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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Qualifying for 0% Down

Qualifying for 0% Down

When bailing someone out of jail, you want to find every discount possible. After all, bail costs a lot of money here in California. While bail bonds do reduce the cost of bailing someone out of jail by 90%, they still cost a few thousands of dollars.

Most people don’t have that kind of money lying around when they learn of an arrest. This can make posting bail difficult. Discounts and payments can help make a big difference. That is why we here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles provide all of our clients with personalized payment plans. Qualified clients can be approved for 0% down on their payment plan.

All of our clients can get personal payment plans. These plans can be up to 2 years in length and will spread out the cost of the bail bond over several months. This reduces the upfront cost, making it more affordable for anyone looking to get their loved one out of jail right away.

Clients with approved credit can even qualify for a 0% down payment plan. This means that you would not have to make a payment on the bail bond until a month after your loved one has been released from jail. We find that this gives our clients the time they need to save up for the payment while still getting their loved one out of jail in a hurry.

Aside from making bail bonds affordable, we also provide the following for our clients:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
• 20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral with working signer
• Se habla Español

 
The need to bail someone out of jail can arise at any time, and it is often expensive. Luckily, with Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles helping you, posting bail can actually be affordable. Our payment plans make handling the cost of the bail bond easier, and qualifying for 0% down can make getting your loved one out of jail today possible.

Ready to get started? You can talk to an agent for free by calling 877-793-2254 or clicking Chat With Us now.

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