Category: Bail Bondsman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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From Bad to Worse: Why Skipping Bail Should Never Be an Option

Skipping out on bail isn't just an "option" that most people hope they never have to use - it should never be an option in the first place. Getting arrested is already a very serious situation for everyone involved. You don't want to take a bad situation and somehow manage to make it even worse by skipping out on bail. Not only will you be making things more difficult for yourself, but you'll also be creating huge number of new problems for the person who was kind enough to bail you out in the first place.

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COVID-19 Update: Bad Boys Bail Bonds Remains Fully Operational

COVID-19 Update: Bad Boys Bail Bonds Remains Fully Operational

In light of the spreading coronavirus pandemic, Bad Boys Bail Bond’s is doing our part to contain its spread and to implement …

Arrested On Holiday? Here’s What You Should Know

No matter when you’re arrested, it can be a very traumatic experience. But when you’re arrested during the holidays, …

Man enjoying the Outdoors - Why Choose Bad Boys Bail Bonds this Holiday Season

Why Choose Bad Boys Bail Bonds this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a funny thing. These days can bring on some of the most joyous of times but, for those who have bad …