When a person is arrested there are several steps that take place before they are booked and eventually either released or sentenced. It’s important to know how bail bonds work for California inmates just in case you, a friend, or a family member are arrested. In that event, call Big Boy Bail Bonds, Inc. at so we can provide you with excellent bail bond services.
WHAT IS A BAIL BOND?
When someone is arrested on criminal charges they will be taken to jail and booked. The person will remain in jail unless they choose to bail out via a bail bond company. In most cases a bail amount will be set for the defendant.
The company that issues the bail bond is guaranteeing that the defendant will appear in court. If the defendant fails to appear a bench warrant will be issued, and the bond is forfeited to the court under penalty of the surety bond insurer.
WHAT IS A BAIL BONDSMAN?
Almost everyone has heard of a bail bondsman but not everyone knows exactly what a bail bondsman does. Here’s how Wikipedia defines a bondsman as:
A bail bondsman or bail bond agent is any person or corporation that will act as a surety and pledge money or property as bail for the appearance of persons accused … Read More