Category: Bail Bonds

How Do You Know Your Bail Bondsman is Trustworthy

You get a phone call in the middle of the night.  You’re relieved to find out that nobody is hurt but it’s your brother and he has been arrested and is sitting in jail.  His one phone call was to you and he wants you to help him get out of jail by calling a bail bondsman. How do you know who to call?  Do you pick one out of the phone book? Do phone books even exist anymore?

Know Your Rights

If you’re like most people,  you go through life without any concern for being arrested.  And why should you? You’re a law-abiding citizen, not a criminal.  You pay your taxes, have a steady job, maybe you’re raising a family.  The last thing on your mind is getting arrested. The unfortunate fact is that many people…

You’ve Been Arrested for DUI in Florida

You’ve Been Arrested for DUI in Florida.  Now What? No one should ever get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle if they’ve been drinking.  The stakes are much too high. If you’re lucky enough to not get hurt or hurt anyone else, you’ll be facing jail time, hefty fines, and a damaged driving record….

When Will I Get My Money Back?

So a loved one has been arrested in Hernando County and you decided to bail him/her out of jail.  Now you’re anxiously awaiting the return of your money and collateral and asking yourself as you nervously pace the room, “When am I getting my money back?”   It’s a good question, although it is difficult…

Hernando County Bail Bonds Facts

You have no experience with the bail bond process and your friend or loved one is in jail waiting on you to help them post bail.  For someone who has never been through the bail bond process there can a be lot of confusion and stress, but to make matters worse, there are several different types of bail bonds a judge may arrange. In Hernando County, Mercy Bail Bonds can…

Why Do We Use the Bail System?

Bail is an accepted part of the judiciary system that we all know about and maybe have a basic understanding of.  The court says that because you committed x crime, you have to pay y dollars to get out of jail.  But what is it and what is its purpose?   Bail has been around…

Should I Use a Public Defender?

You’ve been arrested or a warrant has been issued for your arrest.  When the arresting officer read you your Miranda Rights, he or she said, “You have the right to an attorney.  If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you at no cost.” “Great!” you think.  “I can get a free…

Should I Turn Myself In?

If you discover that a warrant has been issued for your arrest, what should you do?  Do you go to the nearest police station and turn yourself in?  Do you run?  Do you stick your head in the sand and pretend that it hasn’t happened? The answer to this question is none of the above. …