How are Bail Amounts Determined in Pennsylvania?

Posted March 14th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail.

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You got caught shoplifting at a local Walmart and was arrested. A simple crime, right? You expect that your bail will be rather low or you’ll be released on your own recognizance. So when the bail set at an extremely high number, you’re shocked. How did that happen? Why was it set so high? Just […]

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What Are Your Miranda Rights?

Posted March 7th, 2017 by .

Categories: Arrest.

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If you every seen a cop show, you probably already know what Miranda rights are. But why are they so important? And why must the police read them when arresting someone? Here’s a little history lesson: In 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled in the case of Miranda v. Arizona that whenever someone is […]

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What are My Responsibilities After Bailing Someone Out of Jail?

Posted February 28th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail.

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Nothing good ever happens at 2 am and this is the case when your phone rings. You wake up from a dead sleep, worried. Who could be calling? Your husband is lying next to you and your children are asleep in their rooms. The number isn’t one you recognize but the voice on the other […]

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What Happens if Bail Isn’t Posted?

Posted February 21st, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail.

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At your arraignment, the judge sets bail at an extremely high amount. There’s no way you can pay for bail. You ask your friends and family but they are flat-out refuse or don’t have the funds available to help you out. You’re stuck in jail. But for how long? It’s a tough situation and one […]

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Can I Co-Sign a Bail Bond if I Live Out of State?

Posted February 14th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail Bonds.

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You get an emergency call from your sister, who is attending school in Pennsylvania. She was arrested and is now sitting in a jail cell. She needs help getting a bail bond. Your parents have refused to help and she’s turning to you for assistance. She just needs someone to co-sign the bond with her. […]

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How Does the Jail Booking Process Work?

Posted February 7th, 2017 by .

Categories: Arrest.

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When you are arrested, it can a stressful and confusing time in your life. Especially if you don’t know what’s going to and what’s about to happen to you. What’s going to happen to you? How quickly does the process take? When will you get to see a judge? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! […]

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How to Deal With a Loved One in Jail

Posted January 31st, 2017 by .

Categories: Prison.

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The worst situation has happened. Your son has been arrested for dealing drugs. He had called you crying, asking for you help. You’re frightened for his safety, worried about his future, and confused about what you should do next. Should you post bail? Can you send him anything to help his situation? Should you get […]

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Can a Bail Bondsman Re-Arrest Me?

Posted January 24th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail Bonds.

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Here’s an interesting scenario: Let’s say you were arrested on drug charges. You are arraigned and are released on bail. You attend your hearings and receive a small punishment for your crimes. But now you owe a lot of money to the bail bondsman and you don’t have it. Can the bondsman put you back […]

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How Long Does a Bail Bond Last?

Posted January 17th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail Bonds.

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You were arrested on a minor drug charge. You were arraigned and received bail. You and your family pooled some money together and got a bail bond. You thought the case would be over and done with quickly – it’s just a minor charge, after all, and it’s your first offense. But your trial date […]

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Are You Reputable? Four Signs That Show Your Bail Bondsman is a Fake

Posted January 10th, 2017 by .

Categories: Bail Bonds.


We see it in the news almost every week – another bail bondsman being arrested for doing something illegal. Whether it’s taking money from unsuspecting clients or bribing people, it gives the bail bond service a bad name. But it does bring up a good point – how do you know if your bail bondsman […]

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