How Bail Bonds Work in Texas

If a friend or family member has been arrested, your first and primary concern is getting them out as quickly as possible.  Having a firm understanding of how bail bonds work in Texas can help you to secure their release by providing you with the facts of how to properly interact with the system. So … Read more

My Texas Bail Bonds are over. Now What?

I had to have a bondsman post my  for my Texas Bail Bonds. I know what I’m supposed to do as far as my court case is concerned but how do I get my money back from the bail bondsman? Well first off , unless you put up some cash collateral, you’re not entitled to any cash … Read more

Bail Bond vs Cash Bond

A lady called me the other day and wanted me to give her an explanation of a Bail Bond Vs Cash Bond with the court. She said that she had posted a bail bond agent for a friend and when the bond was over the court had taken fines and court cost from her cash. … Read more

When You Can’t Find Your Bondsman

Can’t Locate Your Bondsman? You need to get your bondsman to sign a “Consent of Surety” form but you can’t locate him or her. You need to get collateral back but you can’t find your bondsman. You need a “Consent to Travel” form for the court but you can’t find your bondsman. You just want … Read more

Texas Arrest Warrants

Texas arrest warrants are serious business. Anyone who has a warrant out for their arrest can be taken to jail if a police officer finds them. Texas police officers are now actively looking for people who have warrants out for their arrest. This means that even if someone gets pulled over for having a light … Read more

How to Find Out if There is a Warrant for Your Arrest

If you think that there might be a warrant out for your arrest, then it’s something you should deal with right away. If you ignore it and hope for the best, then you risk finding yourself in the backseat of a police car sooner or later – and by then, it becomes a very costly … Read more

So, what exactly does a bounty hunter do?

When an individual is charged with a crime, they are held until trial or released on a bond or surety that is supposed to keep them from skipping out. The bail is sometimes cash or property that is given up so that the individual shows up. Sometimes the individual doesn’t have the money or doesn’t … Read more

Has Realignment Led to Increased Violence in CA Prisons?

In 2011 the federal government ordered California to reduce their prison overcrowding. The motivation was to improve the types of medical and mental health treatments for inmates. In order to meet this court ordered mandate California Gov. Jerry Brown instituted a program called realignment. Under this program lower-level offenders were sentenced to county jails instead … Read more

Public Arrest Records- Tips on how to find Reliable Records

Arrest warrants are issued by the court and authorize a person’s arrest. In the United States, they must be accompanied by evidence of probable cause that a crime has been committed. If you or a loved one has a past or present warrant, you’ll probably want to access the information in order to plan your … Read more