Category: Bail Bondsman

How to Find a Reputable Bail Agent

Finding a bail bondsman can be difficult and you often have to do it in a hurry so you or your loved one can be released from incarceration. You can’t necessarily choose the first bondsman you find or call but must take steps to make sure that your bail agent is operating an ethical business. To find the best bail business quickly so you can get back to life, use this guide to understand what to look for in a great bail agent. Consider these 4 questions:

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How the Jail Booking Process Works

Being arrested is a frightening situation, especially when you have to go through the booking process. A typical booking goes through multiple step, including getting your mug shot, your finger prints taken, and even a difficult full-body search. If you or a loved one have been arrested, the professionals at Bad Boys Bail Bonds can help.

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How Bail Works in Utah

How Bail Works in Utah

What is Bail?

When a person is arrested and taken into custody, the court system will set a date and time for a trial. This can be weeks or even months away. This can mean sitting in jail for the entire wait until the trial. However, the U.S. justice system allows for some defendants to be released by paying money as a financial guarantee to the courts as sort of an insurance policy that they will show up for their trial. This exchange of money is known as bail.

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Someone Got Arrested, What to Do Next?

Someone Got Arrested, What to Do Next?

How to Bail Someone Out of a Utah Jail

Jail is one of the last places we ever want to see our loved ones. The uncertainty surrounding the whole jail experience affects not only the inmate, but it is often very stressful for their friends and family. If you find yourself in this situation, Bad Boys Bail Bonds Utah wants to provide you with the information you need so that the bail bond process goes as quickly as possible, and you can be reunited with your loved one.

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FACTORS JUDGES CONSIDER WHEN SETTING BAIL AMOUNTS

Factors Judges Consider When Setting Bail Amounts

How is the Utah Bail Schedule Determined?

The first person you call when you've been arrested is likely your lawyer. If your alleged crime is severe, though, you'll probably need to make a call to a bail bondsman. Not all crimes warrant the need of a bail bondsman. Minor offenses may allow the officers at the jail to issue a standard bail amount and release an arrestee with little or no time in a jail cell. Jailhouses usually have a bail schedule that they refer to for minor offenses. Serious offenses, however, may require a bail hearing by a judge. In this scenario, the arrestee waits in a jail cell until the judge is available. Several factors go into a judge's bail determination.

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Your Role as a Co-Signer of a Utah Bail Bond

Co-signing a bail bond entails signing a promissory note or an indemnity agreement which financially obligates you to pay the entire bail amount if the accused person or persons do not appear in court.

What Does Co-signing a Bail Bond Mean?

Co-signing a bail bond entails signing a promissory note or an indemnity agreement which financially obligates you to pay the entire bail amount if the accused person or persons do not appear in court. After co-signing the bail bond, the accused will subsequently be released from detention during the resolution period in which his or her charges will be heard in a court of law. Two important points about co-signing:

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Bad Boys Bail Bonds Reflects On Ten Years in Business

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Bad Boys Bail Bonds Utah is a family owned bonding agency that began in 2005. This year we are celebrating our 10 year anniversary. We started the business after witnessing people who had made minor legal mistakes being treated like nothing more than a dollar sign. We realized that we could be part of the problem, or part of the solution. We help families navigate the complex legal system and get their loved ones back to their regular lives and jobs. Being in the bail bonds business is rewarding to provide a service people depend on.

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The Effects of Legalized Marijuana on Crime and Incarceration Rates

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With this last election, as Alaska, Oregon and our nation’s capital joined Washington and Colorado in legalizing marijuana use within their borders. But what about the effects has the legalization of marijuana had on incarceration rates in states where it's been legalized? Will legalization lower prison populations, ease the strain on law enforcement agencies and help lower crime by allowing law enforcement officers to pursue more serious crimes? Here's what we've discovered, looking both nationwide and to our eastern neighbor Colorado, whose legalization of recreational marijuana use made national headlines last fall:

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MOST SHOCKING CELEBRITY ARRESTS & THEIR BAIL AMOUNTS

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Young Jeezy, August of 2014/illegal assault rifle

Bail amount of $1 million

As part of the investigation into the shooting death of a man at a Wiz Khalifa concert, a search warrant was issued for Young Jeezy’s tour bus as Khalifa and Jeezy were touring together. During the search, police found firearms that belonged to the members of Jeezy’s entourage, as well as Jeezy’s illegal assault rifle.

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How to Find a Reputable Bail Agent

Finding a bail bondsman can be difficult and you often have to do it in a hurry so you or your loved one can be released …

What You Should Know About Utah's Reduction Of The DUI Alcohol Limit

If you've been driving for a few decades, you may remember when the blood-alcohol content (BAC) threshold for drunk driving …

Are checkpoints legal in Utah - Bad Boys Bail Bonds Utah

5 Things to Know About Legal Checkpoints in Utah

DUI checkpoints can be a pesky stop on the road, but their purpose is to keep everyone out there safe. The team at Bad Boys …