First Appearance 101

The idea of going to court for the first time can be a very scary thing especially when coupled with the fact that there is little to no time to. Whether it is your first time ever, or your first time for this infraction, there are a lot of unknowns especially when thinking about the future. Even though this is a stressful time, it can be made manageable once you know the facts. Following the necessary steps, talking to the right people and communicating clearly will mean that the first appearance is not as scary and complicated as it may seem.

Mistakes to Avoid While out on Bail

Getting arrested is a scary thing for you and your family, and it can be a difficult thing to navigate especially whenever such hard emotions are involved. It is not a small thing to deal with but taking steps to manage your arrest and bail period responsibly will decrease stress on you, your family, and even possibly help prove that you are prepared to reenter life on the right side of the law. This is a challenging time for everyone involved, but your family invested in bailing you out so that you can make the most of it, don’t let their compassion be put to waste!

Communication Is Key: Speaking to your Family

  Family is a wonderful thing. Built up of people who are related to you, forever friends, and anyone else you love, true family is a group of people who you can always count on. Even after something unprecedented happens, something that you worry will make people think differently about you, your family will be…

A Guide to Supporting Those Out on Bail

Arrests are hard on everyone. From the officer to the arrested person, to their entire network of family and friends. There is no one in someone’s close circle that is not affected by the arrest. It can be difficult to come to terms with the possibility of a loved one having allegedly committed a crime, but it is important to refrain from labels and remember that they are still the same person. While you may find it difficult to work through your own thoughts about someone who has recently been released on bail or bond, this is a great time to have important discussions and try to support them wherever possible in hopes that they will walk free and return to a life on the right side of the law.

How to Prepare for a Court Hearing

You’ve been let out on bail, free to live your life, take care of things at home, and prepare a good case for your court hearing. Depending on the situation you’re in, it may be difficult to even think about court, much less what happens afterwards, but it is important to face reality and plan for the days ahead no matter the outcome to reduce stress on yourself, your family, and your loved ones. Taking responsibility to be prepared and ready for your hearing will show that you are trying your best to do the best you can, and that is incredibly crucial for your loved ones to know.

Perks That A Bail Bond Company Can Give You

When someone you love or care about is arrested, it’s a stressful time. Many people become overwhelmed, and can even start to feel hopeless. A bail bond company is important in this process, as they can help you post bail and have your loved one removed from jail. Did you know that many bail bond companies come with other perks, as well? A good bail bond company can do more for you than just post bail. Find out how here!

3 Crimes in Florida That Are Non-Bondable

Not all crimes are viewed as equal in the eyes of the law. In fact, come are viewed far more detrimental to the general public than others. These crimes are deemed to be non-bondable. If someone you know has been accused of one of these crimes, then they won’t be given an option for bail. These are the 3 most common crimes that are non-bondable.

Steps to Take After You’ve Been Arrested

Were you recently arrested due to involvement of some form in a criminal activity? You may be wondering what’s going to happen next. Being arrested is an experience that can incite fear, anxiety, and anger. The most important part of this process is calming yourself and taking the right steps to make sure that things…

Questions to Ask Your Bail Bond Company

If you’ve been arrested and you’re in need of the assistance of a bail bond company, you need to make sure that you have found a reputable one. A good bail bond company will be able to answer any questions that you may have about the process. Here are some of the questions that you should be asking any potential bail bond companies that you are considering.

What are the Common Restrictions Set with Bail

The justice system works in a funny way. Paying a sum of money for a crime you didn’t commit just to stay out of jail until the verdict is given seems backward. Unfortunately, that is the way it works and even if you pay bail there may be some restrictions and rules set forth by the judge. When these rules are broken the defendant will end up back and jail and it can damage their court case further.