Calabasas Bail Bonds FAQs :
What are bail bonds?
Bail Bonds are also known as a Surety Bonds, which are basically a contract that you would sign with us at Your Bail Bonds Calabasas. This contract states that the bail agent will pay the full bail amount to the court and if the arrestee fails to appear at court, the bail agent will be responsible for the money. Make sure you always deal with a licensed Bail Bond company.
What happens after someone is arrested?
What happens after someone is arrested depends on where the person is arrested. They will usually be taken to the local police station for booking and processing. Once at the police station, the arrestee will have their photo taken, their belongings confiscated, and the defendant will undergo a fingerprinting process. Inmates can choose to await their court date in jail or they could be bailed out of jail through a bail bond. If they choose to wait for trial in jail, they will usually spend up to 48 hours until the court date, but if they choose to be bailed out, then they will get a much later court date. Call us here at Your Bail Bonds Calabasas.
How do they come up with the bail amount?
There are many factors that go into the bail amount. The court will look at the arrestee’s charges and will determine the severity of the charges. The court will look take this into consideration to determine the amount of danger that the inmate brings to society and will set the bail amount to reflect that. They will set it up to make sure that the inmate realizes the seriousness of his or her offenses and will convince them to not commit the same crime again.
How much does a bail bond cost?
The cost of a bail bond is pretty much the same throughout the country. In California, the price of a bail bond is 10% of the full bail amount. There are no hidden fees or charges and you will only be charged once.
How can I pay for a Bail Bond?
You can pay for a bail bond by cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and personal checks. We, here at Sunrise Bail Bonds Calabasas, understand that not everybody could come up with the full 10% of the full bail amount, which is why we offer financing and will set a payment plan that works for you.
Can I pay the court myself?
Yes you can. If you choose to pay the bail amount yourself, then you will need to pay the full bail amount and not just 10% of the bail amount. This money will be refunded to you once the arrestee shows up to their court date.
How does bailing someone out work?
When you choose to bail out a loved one, you are taking responsibility for the inmate and are promising the court that you will make sure that the inmate shows up to his or her court date. In order to bail someone out through a bail bond, you will need to fill out some paperwork with a bail agent who will then post the bail and your loved one will be released to your custody.
What is my responsibility when bailing someone out?
When you bail someone out of jail, you are taking responsibility for the inmate and guaranteeing that the inmate will show up to court. If the inmate fails to show up to court, then you are responsible for the full bail amount.
What do I do if I miss my court date?
If for some reason you or your loved one cannot make it to the assigned court date, then you will need to immediately contact the bail agent that completed your bond. The bail agent will then contact your lawyer and they will set up a new date for you to appear to court.
Do you offer financing?
Yes we offer financing. We will work with you when we set up the payment plan and will work with you so that you could pay the payments on time. However, if you choose financing, then you may need to provide some sort of collateral depending on your case but collateral is not always necessary.
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