Imagine this. You get arrested for some crime, get put behind bars, and now bail has been posted by the court for your release. What happens if you can’t afford to pay the bail amount? What if you don’t have any family or friends willing to bust you out of jail? Enter your local bondsman, cash in hand, ready to pay your bail for you on the agreement that you return to court when you are supposed to and that you will pay them a certain fee. This is no laughing matter. The contract you will sign is very real and very important. If you fail to live up to your end of the deal, or if you try to flee, the bondsman that contracted with you will do everything in their power to find you and get their money back. And since you signed a contract with them, you have very little argument against any actions they take to get their money back.
Month: September 2013
There are many different ways to look at the three strikes rule, there is some understanding that needs to be put into play before it can be determined if the 8th amendment is violated or not. Before we can discuss these two items together, let’s understand exactly what they each are.
When a family member or a close friend has committed a crime, coming up with a huge sum of money for bail is no laughing matter. However, when it comes to marketing campaigns, some bail bond companies employ humor to get people’s attention. Nowadays, several bail bond companies use humor for branding. That is because people naturally respond to it especially if it is done right. Or better yet, they can easily share it to friends and co-workers.