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Can You Bail Someone Out Of Jail Anytime?

After the arraignment, when you’re awaiting trial, the judge may release you on your own recognizance, or you may have to post bail, a cash deposit left with the court to assure that you show up for trial. The amount of your bail is based on the severity of the crime… Read More…

What is a Bondsman?

What is a Bondsman?

The short answer to this question is that a bondsman pays the bail of a criminal suspect awaiting trial in exchange for a percentage-based fee. It’s basically a loan. This allows a suspect who lacks the funds to pay bail, to be free until their trial date without posting the full bail amount out of pocket. When the suspect later appears in court, the bondsman is refunded the bail amount, and the suspect pays an average of 10 percent of the total bail to the bondsman… Read More…

Bail Statistics

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Bail Bond Industry Statistics

The bail bond services industry comprises establishments that offer security bonds, which are backed through insurance firms. These insurance firms cover the risks associated with the granting of pre-trial release to defendants… Read More…

Kansas’ Pretrial Release Practices May Be Changing

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How Pretrial Release Practices Affect Bail Bonds

Imagine you’re arrested and booked into jail. Do you know what happens next? Assuming charges have been pressed against you, you will have a court appearance in front of a judge – usually within 24 hours of booking. It is then up to the judge to determine whether or not you will be released on bail…. Read More…

Modern Day Bail Bonds

Blogs - The Modern-Day Attack on Bail Bond Agencies

The Modern-Day Attack on Bail Bond Agencies

In May of 2018, Google announced that they would be prohibiting ads relating to bail bond services from all of their platforms. This announcement caused shock and anger amongst many businesses and individuals. Google has characterized bail bond ads as “deceptive and harmful” … We’re here to tell you that the services bail bond agencies offer are not the source of the problem, and banning these ads does not provide a convincing solution. Here’s why… Read More…

Blogs -How Do Bail Bonds Work?

How Do Bail Bonds Work?

Many questions run through a person’s mind when confronted with arrest and possible bail established by the court. What happens if I can’t pay the full amount? Can someone else pay it for me? If so, who can I hire to pay it? Where do I begin? What happens after bail is paid? These are just… Read More…

Everything You Need to Know Before Bailing a Loved One Out of Jail. Call the bail bonds near me, Big Fish Bail Bonds.

Everything… Bailing Someone Out of Jail

There are many emotions one may experience when receiving a call that a loved one has been arrested. Emotions often range from sadness, to fear, to helplessness, to disappointment and beyond. It’s also natural for the person who received the call to want to do anything… Read More…

Check out our bail bonds blog The Ban of Bail Bond Advertising in 2018

The Ban of Bail Bond Advertising in 2018

On May 7th of 2018, both Google and Facebook announced they will no longer take money from bail bond agencies – eliminating advertising from these agencies from both of their platforms. With Google having a virtual monopoly on digital… Read More…

Why You Should Use A Bail Bond Agent?

Why You Should Use a Bail Bond Agent?

If you are arrested for a serious crime, you will not be released from custody unless the court is confident you will show up for all hearings and trials. If they feel you are not likely to do so, they will require you to pay some amount of money… Read More…

When is it Time to Hire a Fugitive Recovery Agent?

When is it Time to Hire a Fugitive Recovery Agent?

When you’ve paid someone’s bail, and they miss a court appearance, then they fail to surrender within a certain period of time, you’ve lost your money. Unless the person can be recovered to appear in court. When a person “bail jumps” deliberately… Read More…