How is Bail Amount Determined?

When you or a loved one is arrested and awaiting trial, chances are the judge will set a specific bail amount. But how is that bail amount determined? The answer to this age-old question can be answered quickly once you better understand both the judicial system and...

Posting Bail During the Holiday Season

For most of us, the holiday season is a time to come together, cook fantastic meals, and make memories with loved ones. It’s also an incredibly chaotic season. When your mind is juggling travel plans and handling family drama, this happy season can suddenly take an...

How Common Are Unlawful Arrests?

An unlawful arrest, otherwise known as a false arrest, is confusing, frantic, and downright unfortunate. For many, it’s nothing but a nightmare. We would all like to think that, by following the law, injustice does not affect us. The police, after all, are...

What Rights Do Inmates Have?

It’s a common misconception that inmates do not have any rights while behind bars. That’s untrue. Inmates absolutely do have rights, but they vary depending on the state and holding facility. Still inmate’s rights are definitely curtailed. You lose a lot when you’re...

Your Responsibilities When Bailing Someone Out

If your best friend or a loved one is in trouble, they need your help. You may need to bail them out of a tight spot, but that comes with responsibilities you may not know. Once you sign the bail bond contract, you’re money’s on the line. Court Dates When you bail a...