THE BAIL BONDING PROCESS
Once a person is arrested, they must be booked. This process may take as little as forty-five minutes to several hours. Once a judge sets the amount of the bond, the person also known as the defendant, may post bail and be released until an arraignment hearing date is set. A bond is designed to guarantee said defendant’s appearance in court. The bonding company guarantees to the court that they will pay the total amount of the bond should the defendant fail to appear for court.
When posting a bond with a bonding company, a cosigner or indemnitor is required. A cosigner or indemnitor which is often times a friend or relative, will sign a contract… READ MORE >
DANIEL’S 2ND CHANCE STORY
In the late 1990s, when Daniel Matalon was a teenager, he began a drug habit that could have destroyed his life. Instead, after a succession of failed treatment attempts, he found a recovery center that worked—and in the process discovered his entrepreneurial spirit.
That spirit, along with business mentoring from a family friend, enabled Matalon to turn his life completely around. Today, instead of using drugs, he helps substance abusers and others who violate the law through his company, A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds.