No one ever prepares for an arrest. It can happen out of the blue and with no warning. Very few people have enough put away in savings to tie it up paying for a bail bond. In Wildomar, CA the agents of Rocco Edivan Bail Bonds can help you get through this difficult time without breaking your savings account. As soon as you learn of the arrest, your first step is to call our office and get the bail bonds process started. It takes approximately 30 minutes to fill out the application, secure the bond and get an agent on the road to obtain the release of your loved one. The entire process can be completed over the phone or through an email, if you are able to secure the fees with a debit or credit card.
Understanding the Bail Bonds Process
Before entering into a bail bond agreement, you need to first understand the process. When a person is arrested, their bail is often set be a pre-determined bail bond schedule that eliminates the need for an arraignment hearing. If an arraignment hearing is scheduled, it is usually because there are multiple charges or the charge may be severe enough that the judge wants the chance to weigh in on the amount of bail being set. Once bail has been set, you can complete the bond application, pay the state mandated 10% fee and wait to pick up the defendant once he or she has been released. Part of the agreement is ensuring the defendant appears in court at the scheduled time. Once the case has been heard and the defendant has been sentenced, the judge will release any amount that is left over back to the co-signer.
Why Bail is Beneficial
The 8th Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees each individual the right to post bond and obtain early release until their trial date. This prevents a defendant from being detained unnecessarily, especially if they have regular employment and family obligations that must be met. Posting bond allows them to return to work and support their family. It also gives them the opportunity to hire an attorney and assist in the creation of their defense. Posting bond affords several privileges, but it also comes with many responsibilities.
Honoring Your Obligations and Responsibilities
Once bond has been posted, the bail bond contracts requires that several obligations and responsibilities are met. There are several things you must agree to before bond can be posted. A few of them include:
- Not being involved in any further criminal activity
- Not leaving the court's jurisdiction
- Honoring any restrictions put in the place concerning PPO's, restraining orders, etc.
- Attending any and all hearings or meetings scheduled by the court
- Checking in on a daily or weekly basis with the bail bond agent in charge of your case
You are responsible for how you handle yourself while you are out on bond. If the judge or other court official discovers that you have been re-arrested, jumped bail or have left the jurisdiction of the court's for any reason, your bond may be revoked and the bail bonds agency instructed to return you to the custody of the jail or risk forfeiture of the entire bond amount. Once your case has been closed, your bond will be released and your obligations will be fulfilled.
Experience Is the Key
The agents at Rocco Edivan Bail Bonds have the knowledge and experience to handle any bail bonds situation. If you find yourself or your loved one facing an arrest, you may be able to avoid going to jail at all. By contacting one of our agents and completing the initial stages of the process, the agent can go with you to the police station to turn yourself in. Once the bail amount has been released, the agent will post your bond allowing you to go directly from intake to release without having to be put in jail.
Our agents make the bail bonds process easy. We will explain the process and go over all of your options. Once you have the necessary information to make your decision, we can get the process started so you can have your loved one back home in a few, short hours. Call our office today at 951-788-2663 and find out how we can help. No matter what time of day or night, we can help you work through a difficult situation. We will stay with you throughout the entire process so that you know you aren't alone. The agents of Rocco Edivan Bail Bonds in Wildomar, California are able to work anywhere in the state allowing us to offer you the best service possible, whenever and wherever you need us.