Tag: bail


04

Nov 2019

Voters Undecided About 2020 Bail Reform

29% of Voters Are Unsure of How They Will Vote on Bail Reform in 2020 According to a recent poll conducted by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times, “29% of voters are undecided” whether they would vote to cancel the new bail reform initiative or keep it in place.  The Los Angeles Times notes that California voters as a...

Read More


22

Dec 2017

Posting Bail for a Loved One During the Holidays

The holiday season brings family visits, friends, good times and celebrations, it normally does not bring a phone call from jail from one of your loved ones. But, arrests typically go up during this time of the year especially from DUI’s and accidents while driving under the influence. If you do get that phone call, know that you are not alone in this heart wrenching...

Read More


03

Nov 2017

Parents, Adult Children and Jail Time

It’s a tough choice to make.  Your adult child is in jail for the third time on drug charges and what do you do?  Do you bail him out once again?  Do you run the same bond liability risks as you have in the past?  Could you sleep at night knowing your child is in jail?  As a bail bonding company, when we answer the...

Read More


11

Jun 2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about bail, but forgot to ask.

To the average person “bail” means that if you post it you’ll be released from jail…period. That’s simple enough, but there is much more to it than meets the eye, so the following questions and answers should help clarify the bail process and the rights that defendants have when bail is an option. What is Bail? Our legal system provides bail as a way for...

Read More


06

Jun 2012

Direct Marketing for Bail Agents at Jails and Courts – Illegal in many States Across the Country

When we talk about “direct marketing” in the bail bonds business, or in any business for that matter, there are actually two types of “direct” marketing approaches that can be used to solicit new business; 1) through the mail using mailers, fliers or coupons; or 2) by being directly in front of prospects to “sell” them your product or service. Bail Bondsmen market their services...

Read More


30

May 2012

City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Employee Arrested

It’s not unusual in today’s economic times to become desperate enough to go down the wrong path. Typically, when someone makes an attempt to “rip-off” their employer, they truly believe they will not get caught. They will think they have thought out every scenario before implementing their plan, just like bank robbers and the like. Well, it doesn’t usually work for very long, as this...

Read More


23

May 2012

The controversy over Bail Reform and California’s Overcrowded Jail

Bail has been a part of justice systems throughout the world since Medieval Times. And, after all these years, it can be said that the bail system has been successful in assisting offenders who are granted bail for their release while they await their trials. In fact, these offenders are more likely to appear at all their court dates because they ultimately have involved their...

Read More


22

May 2012

To Bail or Not to Bail – That is the Question!

The issue of bail reform has been a major topic of discussion lately by putting the bail industry under a microscope across the country. The pros and cons of the value and functionality of the private commercial bail industry have been dissected to the point that the real value and functionality of the bail process is being diminished. The bail bond business has had its...

Read More


03

May 2012

Accused killer of bail bondsmen brothers in Bakersfield appears in court

Zachary and Brandon Sims, bail bondsmen brothers, who worked for their father, the owner of Bad Dog Bail Bonds in Bakersfield, were found dead after attempting to apprehend a young man, Zachary Perrick, at his home, who had skipped bail on drug charges. Apparently, in their attempt to take Perrick back to jail, they were murdered by Stephen Stewart, who was a friend of Perrick’s...

Read More


27

Apr 2012

California Prisons Facing More Realignment Chaos

Since the launching of AB 109 Realignment on October 1, 2011, there have been many debates regarding the review of the program’s success…or not. It appears that the California State Prisons have shifted their overcrowding problem to the county jail levels, which are totally unprepared for the massive influx of inmates and in a quandary as to how to handle this problem sufficiently. Funding for...

Read More



Page 1 of 3123