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What causes someone to be denied bail?

More often than not, judges grant bail to defendants in order to ensure that the defendants appear for a future court date. However, bail isn’t always granted to the defendants. Judges usually consider several factors in deciding whether to grant a defendant bail. Public safety, defendant’s safety, and reasonable assurance of the defendant appearing before Read the full article…

Prisoner Rights While Incarcerated

If you or a friend are facing incarceration, you may wonder what legal rights you will retain while in jail. Certain rights you will definitely lose. These include the right to a warranted search, the right to privacy, and employment rights like a minimum wage. However, other important prisoner rights remain, and the incarcerated should Read the full article…

How is the Bail Amount Determined?

After someone has been arrested, they are generally given the option to post bail. This is a deposit that is made in the form of cash, a bond or property that ensures the defendant will appear in court when they are supposed to. The defendant always has the option to pay their own way out, Read the full article…

What Are the Rights of a Bounty Hunter?

In the state of Texas, like many states, Bail Recovery Agents, or Bounty Hunters, have well-rounded rights for finding and bringing in fugitives. Through the contracts you sign with your bond company, you give them the power to come and get you in the event you stop going to court. Although in most states a Read the full article…

How to Achieve Probation Success

Probation represents an alternative to a jail sentence. The probationer still gets convicted of a crime, but has the opportunity to remain a productive member of society. Of course, probation comes with many rules and requirements. While these differ based on the conviction and judge, some general tips can help anyone achieve probation success. Stay Read the full article…

How To Handle Your Arrest Warrant In Travis County

If you currently have a warrant out for your arrest, you may be worried about being taken by surprise, or arrested a your home or place of work. However, you shouldn’t be living in fear. At ATX Bail Bonds, we offer solutions to clients with arrest warrants in Travis County, TX, in the way of Read the full article…

Most Common Types of Bail Bonds People Use

If you or a loved one has been arrested it’s important to know what bail bond to use to secure your release from jail. There are many types of bail bonds, but there are one that is more common than others. Below are the most common types of bail bonds people use. Cash Bonds A Read the full article…

Why Your Bail Might Cost an Arm and a Leg

  Getting arrested and being charged with a crime is never a comforting experience and the financial expenses only make it more stressful. Here are some reasons that it might cost you an arm and a leg.   How Bail Amount is Determined Bail fines are decided by your judge. Often times judges will comply Read the full article…

4 Of the Most Expensive Bail Bonds Ever

Depending on what kind of crime you commit, bail bonds can be a bit pricey. Usually, if it’s a really bad offense, bail bond prices can be set as high as $10,000. However, there have been many cases where bail bonds have been set at $10 million or more! Here are four of the most Read the full article…

3 Things That Will Happen If You Jump Bail

When you have been released from jail on bail, it is mandatory that the defendant shows up to court on their specific court date. However, there are instances when individuals decide to jump bail and not show up to court. If this happens, there tend to be three things that will happen if you or Read the full article…