Blog 2017-01-02T09:12:34+00:00

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A Brief History of The Bail Bond

The system of posting money or property in exchange for temporary release pending a trial dates back to 13th century England. The commercial practice of offering bail bonds arose out of a need to balance the playing field among the rich, middle, and poor classes when individuals were accused of

By | February 4th, 2017|Bail Bonds|0 Comments

What is Zero Tolerance regarding a DUI?

The Zero Tolerance Law specifies that if a minor has ANY detectable amount of alcohol in his or her system while operating a vehicle in public, the minor has committed the criminal offense of DUI. The minor's drivers license is immediately suspended and the officer can take the license on

By | January 28th, 2017|DUI and DWI|0 Comments

What is Public Intoxication?

Under Texas law, people commit the misdemeanor crime of public intoxication if they appear in a public place while intoxicated to a degree that they may endanger themselves or another person. The Texas public intoxication law defines “intoxication” for purposes of the crime as having a blood-alcohol concentration of .08

By | January 22nd, 2017|DUI and DWI|0 Comments

What is Consent of Surety?

A surety is a person or firm (such as a bank, bonding company, insurance company) that agrees to be primarily liable for the conduct, obligation, or performance of another. The surety who pays the debt of a borrower-in-default, in general, automatically acquires an assignment of a creditor's legal right to

By | January 19th, 2017|Glossary Definitions|0 Comments