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Bail Reform Laws Leading to Higher Incarceration Rates in Baltimore

Signed by Governor Deal in early May, Georgia Senate Bill 407 orders the courts to consider the financial status of one charged with a misdemeanor crime and to only impose conditions reasonably needed to ensure their safety and court attendance. These efforts aim to reduce excessive bail and to prevent individuals going to jail for misdemeanor offenses just because they could not afford to pay bail. Maryland passed similar reform legislation last year with varying degrees [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|

Georgia Senate Bill 407 Reforms Bail for Misdemeanor Offenses

Since Governor Deal took office in 2011, criminal justice reform has been a major focus of his policy platform. Notably, Deal commissioned the Georgia Criminal Justice Reform Council and signed Georgia House Bill 349, making sweeping changes across the criminal justice system in the form of various grants, increased court funding, re-entry programs for prisoners and other efforts. With the signing of Georgia Senate Bill 407 on May 7, 2018, Governor Deal closed out his bail [...]

By |May 18th, 2018|

Atlanta Bail Bonds Agency Gives 35,000 People a Second Chance

ATLANTA – December 12, 2017 – A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds, a trusted bail bonding agency with locations throughout the Metro Atlanta area, is celebrating 10 years of helping 35,000 people prepare for their defense from home instead of jail. The company has the ability to process bail bonds nationwide and provides services for criminal offenses including DUI, possession of a controlled substance and more.

By |December 12th, 2017|

Daniel’s 2nd Chance Story

From Down and Out to Up and Coming—the Miraculous Recovery of A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds President Daniel Matalon Daniel MatalonIn 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.

By |July 11th, 2017|