Bail Bonds Blog and Resources

The End of Bail Bonding As We Know It?

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Across the country, divisiveness and discord have reigned supreme all year. Tune in to news about the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House response to COVID-19, and other hot button topics, and you'll see Americans not only don't get along, but no longer seem to care whether they get along. All parties have their extremes, and a storyline played out in many states marked a crucial turning point in the future of the much-debated cash bail system, with Californians' historic vote on Proposition 25 earlier this month.

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How to Spot a Fake Bondsman

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Reforming the American cash bail system is no small task. Even as bail bonds professionals with decades of collective experience, we understand the need for change. Getting antiquated laws off the books, upgrading technology, improving existing processes, are all part and parcel of making the system better for everyone. We’re not in favor of abolishing something that’s supported the U.S. judicial system for 100-plus years, but we recognize the actions of a few bad actors make us all look bad.

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Minneapolis Catch and Release a Harbinger of Things to Come?

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Well-intentioned people can debate long into the night about whether the recent rioting in cities like Minneapolis was justified or crossed the line into overtly criminal behavior. Certainly, you can find people on both sides of the issue who will make impassioned arguments about the rightness of their beliefs. What seems beyond question, however, is that when Minneapolis authorities responded to the riots by embracing the catch-and-release principles promoted by anti-bail zealots, they only exacerbated an already difficult situation.

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Anti-Bail Zealots See Victory in Ohio Defeat

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In a year that can only be called 'unprecedented', it should come as no surprise that anti-bail zealots have taken to redefining reality instead of accepting it. You see, after suffering a clear defeat in their efforts to do away with Ohio's cash bail bonds system, the anti-bail Buckeye Institute decided that defeat and victory are the same thing.

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How Do I Bail Someone Out of Jail in Colorado?

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We don’t wish jail on any innocent person. It’s a crappy experience and, honestly, dangerous with COVID-19 running rampant. A bail bondsman makes an honest living by providing funds to get a person out of jail who otherwise would have to sit there till trial. The best way to avoid these circumstances is to stay on the right side of the law. If you need bail for yourself or someone else in Denver or elsewhere, then we’re here to help.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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The world’s in a bind right now, and bail bond advocates nationwide – including some in Adams County, Broomfield County, Weld County, and elsewhere in Colorado – are chomping at the bit. The cynical amongst us would say this is the opportunity they’ve been waiting for. COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, so America’s incarcerated certainly deserve a chance to somehow serve their sentence without the risk of dying because of the pandemic. Right? The need for comprehensive and sensible bail bond reform is critical.

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