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Can Bail Bond Agents Expedite Your Release?

Once bond is set, you remain in jail until someone pays it. You and your loved ones may not have access to resources to pay off that amount, and jails fill up with people who simply cannot pay their bail. Bail bonds can expedite the release process by requiring less money to be paid up […]

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Avoid These Four Behaviors While Out on Bond

You secured your bail bond and now you are free—sort of. Even though you are out, you still have to show up for criminal court procedures and remain on your very best behavior. Failing to follow through with court appearances and requirements can land you back in prison, and for a much longer period of […]

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Coronavirus vs. the Bail Bond System

More than 20,000 U.S. prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19, including some here in Brazoria County. As this is a result of the shared living spaces and population density of prisons, the common solution proposed is to reduce the number of people held in these facilities. When defendants are released rather than being required to […]

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Governor Abbott and No-Money Bonds During COVID-19

There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has upset routines, and the court system is not immune. On March 29, Texas Governor Greg Abbott stripped judges of the discretion to grant personal recognizance bonds to defendants by signing a new emergency order. He issued the order due to concerns that violent offenders were being released […]

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What You Should Know About the Texas Bail Bond Hearing Process

Dealing with the legal system isn’t fun for anyone, no matter how cool and collected the attorneys on Law & Order look—and most defense attorneys are overworked and too busy to walk every client through the details of each process. This means that if you get arrested and need to attend a bail hearing, you […]

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