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School Bully

On Bullying and Bail Bonding

Posted on April 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Open Letters

I happened to catch a bit of a trailer on a new movie “Bully” and it woke up some old feelings. So I wanted to write in a couple of stories from my past to remind those of us who felt the sting of a bully and now have that “adult power” we once prayed and dreamed for to start using it.

Old Caen Prison Means Freedom

Bail Bond Glossary

Posted on March 8th, 2012 · Posted in Bail Bonds

At JailGuide, we know and understand that some of our readers, and possibly a few of the bail bond clients you may serve have found our site because they are looking for bail bonds for the first time. JailGuide is dedicated to helping our readers get the best information possible about their particular bail bonding situation.

BailBond Calculator

Bail Bond Calculator

Posted on March 4th, 2012 · Posted in Bail Bonds

A bail bond calculator is a necessary tool for any person who finds themselves in jail awaiting a hearing or trial, but also for loved ones and friends who need to bail someone out of jail. JailGuide has built a free bail bond calculator for your use.

Property Bonds

How Do Property Bonds Work

Posted on November 1st, 2010 · Posted in Bail Bonds

A Property Bond is a piece of property owned by you or your co-signor typically worth 150% – 200% of the total bail bond and is posted to guarantee that the defendant will return to court to stand trial.

How Surety Bonds Work

Posted on October 30th, 2010 · Posted in Bail Bonds

A surety bond is typically used when bonding companies are prohibited in certain jurisdictions. With a surety bond, a percentage of the total bond is paid directly to the court.

How Released on Recognizance Works

Posted on October 27th, 2010 · Posted in Bail Bonds

When released on your own recognizance you basically pay nothing and promise to return to court for all of your hearings

How Bail Bonds Work

How Bail Bonds Work

Posted on October 21st, 2010 · Posted in Bail Bonds

Typically, a percentage of the bond is paid to the bail bond company as a fee, which in turn they post an insurance certificate (bond) to the courts promising that you will return for trial or sentencing. This fee can be as high as 20% of the bond amount.