Expert Advice for Securing a Bail Bond


Here are some need-to-know tips for defendants and friends/family members of defendants in need of a bail bond:

“Bail” vs. “Bonds”

Though they are used for the same reason, there is a big difference between bailing someone out of jail and getting a bond. Bail is cash, or when a person pays the court directly. A bond, or “surety” bond, is when your friends or family members use a third party (i.e. a bondsman) to front the money for bail.

Continue reading

Bail Hotline, Fastest Growing Bail Bonds Company in California, Launches New Site


California’s rapidly-rising bail bonds company, Bail Hotline, announces its new website—the latest component in its robust service offering. 

Riverside, California, June 29, 2014 – Bail Hotline is the fastest growing bail bonds company in all of California, with a robust organizational structure that allows it to serve an ever-expanding population of clients—thousands of people and families every month. Already the company has 32 locations and more than 300 employees, plus an around-the-clock service line. Now, Bail Hotline has added another asset to this robust service structure—a newly launched website, which boasts a sleek and intuitive design and ample information for clients. The new site has been launched at

Continue reading

Bail Reform | What’s the Dilemma?


No one ever anticipates themselves or their loved ones going to jail, but when something does occur to put them behind bars most people know they are likely eligible for bail. What many people don’t recognize, however, is that there is more than one way of doing this. They could, of course, deposit the entire bail amount up front – which would be a daunting burden – or they might choose to use a bail bond agency and accomplish the same goal for a small percentage of the face amount of their bail.  It’s important to realize, though, that this relatively small distinction isn’t the only financial implication involved. 

Continue reading