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Helping Children When a Parent is Arrested

The Department of Justice estimates that more than 1.7 million American children currently have a parent in prison, many of whom witnessed their parent’s arrest. Just recently, a viral video showed a Florida toddler walking towards police officers with her hands up while her father was being detained by police. This has many debating; how do we protect children during such a scary time?

By |February 7th, 2019|

Finding the Right Defense Attorney in a Crowd

According to the American Bar Association, there are nearly 33,000 lawyers practicing in the state of Georgia. As with any profession, not all lawyers are created equally and many simply aren’t the right fit for your particular case. If getting arrested and charged with a crime isn’t stressful enough, finding the right criminal defense attorney can feel overwhelming. So, how do you go about making this incredibly important decision?

By |January 16th, 2019|

The Top 5 Holiday Crimes and How to Avoid Them

As the holidays are upon us, we plan for gift-giving, celebrations and time spent with loved ones. Indeed, it is the most wonderful time of the year…and perhaps the most dangerous as well. With parties, family, and alcohol abound, bad decisions put many people on the naughty list during the holiday season. According to Find Law Blotter, here are the top five crimes that spike during the holiday season and how to avoid them to stay on the nice list!

By |December 21st, 2018|

The Top 5 Bail Bond Industry Myths Debunked

Like any industry, there are many myths that surround the bail bond industry. From "Dog, the Bounty Hunter" to believing bail is negotiable, these misconceptions can make others wary when in need of our services. With that in mind, let’s set the record straight! We’ve debunked the top five myths that we hear and provided you with the facts so that you can feel more comfortable with the bail bond process.  

By |November 27th, 2018|

Criminal Justice Algorithms Proving to be the Wrong Formula

When California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB10 into law, ending cash bail in California, many were shocked when the ACLU, NAACP and Human Rights Watch rejected their support of a criminal justice reform that they had fought so heavily for. While bail reform was intended to be a step towards decreasing pre-detention rates and bringing about fairness, many argue that the alternatives to bail may be leading us in the opposite direction.

By |October 25th, 2018|

A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds Opens Its First DeKalb County, Georgia Location

ATLANTA – October 17, 2018 – A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds, a trusted bail bonding agency with locations throughout the Metro Atlanta area, is pleased to announce the opening of its first office in DeKalb County. Located at 4286 Memorial Drive, Suite C in Decatur, Georgia, the new office is located less than a half-mile from the DeKalb County Jail. From that location, the firm will be certified to write bonds for all of DeKalb County, including the cities of Avondale, Brookhaven, Clarkston, Decatur, Pine Lake and Stone Mountain.

By |October 17th, 2018|