What to Expect at an Arraignment

What to Expect at an Arraignment

The first 72 hours after an arrest are usually the worst—not just because of the long booking period, but for the cloudy area leading up to the arraignment. Oftentimes, individuals arrested and waiting to be booked in jail don’t know what their charges are (or why...
The 5 Most Common Crimes in Texas

The 5 Most Common Crimes in Texas

If you ever stopped to wonder what the most common crimes in Texas were, you’re not alone. Every state has their own crime statistics, and Texas statistics vary with population. As the second largest state in the US, Texas has wide rural deserts as well as the fourth...
What Slows Down the Bail Bond Process

What Slows Down the Bail Bond Process

Going to jail is a long process, and bail bond companies try to shorten it as much as possible. Without a bail bond, getting out of jail is both time-consuming and expensive. There are many reasons why bail is set so high, just as there are reasons why the booking...
Why is Bail So Expensive?

Why is Bail So Expensive?

Regardless if you’ve gone to jail, we all are somewhat familiar with bail. Whether we’ve heard about it on the news or social media, we know that bail is usually an expensive way for inmates to get out of jail before their trial. Depending on the crime, bail can range...
5 Steps to Avoid Jail With an Active Warrant

5 Steps to Avoid Jail With an Active Warrant

We understand it’s scary finding out about a warrant for your arrest. Whether you read the letter or got the phone call, we know that sudden rush of emotion is not a welcome feeling. Unfortunately for many people (whether due to inexperience or not knowing how the...