No one is perfect; most have made regrettable mistakes in their lives. Some have found themselves in trouble with the law and been arrested, whether they are guilty of the crime or not. When they have been put in jail, bail bond services are in place with the purpose to get you or a loved one free from jail to await and prepare for trial. Though Ajua Bail Bonds does everything in our power to make the bail bonding process as simple as possible, there are some factors that can make the process problematic. With that in mind, we at Ajua Bail Bonds would like to take the opportunity to relate some of the mistakes people make surrounding the bail bonding process in an effort to help you avoid them.
Hiring the Wrong Bail Bond Company
Not every bail bond company is reputable. They should be licensed, insured and carry the experience like Ajua Bail Bonds to ensure you are working with a legitimate bondsman company. Ask for the bondsman’s license number and make sure you are working with a dependable bail bond company that can get you or a loved one quickly, discreetly, and efficiently.
Passing Wrong Details on to the Bail Bondsman
Before calling the bail bond company, it is optimal you have all the correct and pertinent information gathered and ready to pass along. The full name of the person who is being held in jail, their date of birth, booking number, the county of the arrest, and the jail they are being held. Ensuring all the information given to the bail bondsman is correct is essential for a speedy release.
Not Arranging Bail Quickly
Most bail bonds, like Ajua Bail Bonds for example, are open 24/7. To get someone quickly released from jail, you know to get the process started as quickly as possible. The longer you wait the more time it will take. There is paperwork that takes time and the jail to process it as well as the release.
New Charge While Out on Bond
This happens frequently. A big mistake to do is get into more trouble with the law. After you post bail, it is under the assumption you intend to behave, follow the directions of the court, keep a low profile, get your personal life in order, and most importantly, prepare for your trial. Getting you in more trouble with the law will likely you get you denied for bail the 2nd time.
Missed Court Dates
The worst mistake anyone can do after getting bailed out of jail is failing to appear in court on your scheduled time. This leads to a host of new legal problems, losing any favor with the judge, and forfeiting your bail bond money. If you pay for the loved to get out of jail, it is your responsibility to ensure they appear in court at their appointment times.