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Bail Bonds and Twitter Mockery

Bail Bonds and Twitter Mockery - Having confidence in life can be a very good thing for people.  However, when a person’s sense of confidence crosses the line and becomes more about “arrogance”, that is when most people get themselves into trouble.  Mix that arrogance with some social media and a smart person can quickly become a not so smart person.  Just ask the 60 year old San Diego woman who recently was apprehended in Baja, Mexico after fleeing law enforcement in California. The woman was being charged with insurance fraud totaling over $664,000 in claims.  Her story was that she had fallen at home and was unable to work anymore as an Amtrak employee.  Prior to her claim of injury, the woman had upped her disability insurance netting her a monthly payout of $40,000 while she was unable to work. Unfortunately for the woman, she was still able to

How is bail determined?

How is Bail Determined? How is bail determined? A judge or magistrate normally sets the amount of bail for each defendant. They will consider many things in this process including the nature and seriousness of the charges, the weight of the evidence, the defendants character and history as well as other factors to determined the overall potential flight risk of the defendant. Additionally, many states and counties also have what is called a bail schedule, which is a set of guidelines comprised of bail amounts and ranges for specific crimes. In addition to the factors listed above, judges very often utilize these schedules to assist them in determining the appropriate bail amount. Gage Gandy Bail Bonds of the Brazos County serving College Station Bryan area in Texas and surrounding areas for over 19 years. Texas A&M – Class of ’95. Visit College Station Bail Bonds for more information on our

What is an Immigration Bond?

What is an immigration bond, and where to get help? Immigration bail bonds are quite a bit different than your regular state or county bail bonds. Let’s go over a few points that you must know about Immigration Bonds: Immigration bonds require a 15% premium. This is due the the higher risk involved. This 15% premium is non refundable and is the standard rate nationwide. Collateral is always need to post an immigration bond. Real Estate, credit cards, and cash are all acceptable forms of collateral. Collateral will be returned as soon as our agency receives notification that the bond has been discharged. Immigration bonds can be posted from any INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service) facility nationwide no matter where the defendant is being held. Immigration bail bonds aren’t that difficult, and you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to bail someone out of jail using an immigration bail

What if the person I bailed out of jail, skips town?

The purpose of bail is to assure the attendance of the defendant, when his or her presence is required in court, whether before or after conviction. Bail is not a means of punishing a defendant, nor should there be a suggestion of revenue to the government. Whe the defendant fails to appear in court, and “skips town” with unknown whereabouts this means that the defendant has broken the contract of his bail. The surety or depositor may arrest the defendant, or authorize a bail enforcement agent or private investigator to do so for the purpose of surrendering him into custody to ensure his future appearance. This extraordinary power of the bail bondsman is of ancient origin. When bail is given, the principal is regarded as delivered to the custody of his sureties. The following may be authorized to arrest a bail fugitive: A certified law enforcement officer. A person licensed

How Bail Works in Texas – Gage Gandy Bail Bonds

If you or someone you know has been arrested in Texas, it is very important that you understand exactly how bail works in Texas. Whenever someone is arrested, he or she will be taken to jail for booking and holding. In many cases, the individual will be able to get out of jail on a bail bond. A bail bond is an amount of money that the courts will hold onto until the defendant has completed his or her criminal trial. The bail amount is determined based on the crime that the defendant has been accused of committing, as well as other factors, such as prior criminal history. Because the cost of bail can be rather high for most people, many defendants choose to use bail bonding services. A bail bondsman is in the business of providing defendants with the full amount of bail that they need in order to

How far can you go before you end up in jail?

Do you watch a lot of ESPN? If so, then you have probably seen one of Volkswagen’s new television commercials. They all start out with a couple or a person doing something really fun in a car, like going to a drive-in theater, going out to a fancy dinner or going on a road trip. Seems pretty normal until the camera eventually turns to the back seat of the car, where you see the Volkswagen sales guy sitting there asking if the test drive can be over yet. As you laugh, you think to yourself this would never happen in real life. Well for the most part you would be correct, but in one instance recently in Florida, a quick test drive for a man became a one way ride to a jail cell and a meeting with a bail bondsman. Last week an Ocala, Florida man went on a