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If you or a loved one is facing a criminal charge in Los Angeles, understanding the Los Angeles County felony bail schedule is crucial. Bail is an amount of money or property that a defendant can offer to the court to ensure their appearance at court hearings. In Los Angeles, the bail amount for a felony charge is set by the Los Angeles felony bail schedule, which is also known as the California felony bail schedule.Continue reading
When any person in the United States, they have the right to be considered innocent until proven guilty. Why should any person who may be innocent have to remain behind bars for an extended period of time? Continue reading
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Bail Hotline Bail Bonds Donates $5,000 to Support Vegas Shooting Victims
In the aftermath of the tragic Las Vegas Route 91 Festival shooting, local California bail bond
company, Bail Hotline Bail Bonds, is taking action to show their support. Bail Hotline is donating
$5,000 to victims from the Southern California region, with efforts to help unify the community
during this tragedy. As a family-owned company known for “Keeping Families Together,” it was
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Bail bonds are one of those things you don’t want to think about until you have to. However, knowing some basics beforehand is one of the best ways to speed up the process to ensure your friend or family member is out of jail quick. Below, we will discuss some fundamentals of bail bonds to get you started.
New to the bail process? No worries! Bail Hotline will answer questions you might not have even asked so you get a better idea of how bail bonds work.
Bail bonds are a necessity if a friend or family member gets arrested. But why, exactly, do they exist? We will answer this question on this page and hopefully give you a better idea of why bail bonds are a necessity.
What happens when you post bail? What are the side-effects if a defendant skips a court date? We will discuss these questions in detail throughout this post, though the most important thing to know is that bonds work best when a defendant shows up to court. If not, the defendant and the person who signed the bond could be in for some serious trouble.
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.