Tips for when you get pulled over: remain calm!

You’re driving along, singing along to your radio, and all of a sudden you see a cop following you with their sirens on. Maybe you know why they are pulling you over, maybe you don’t. Either way, it gets you nervous and annoyed. Thinking about the situation, yeah you can easily tell yourself what to […]

What to expect when someone requests my criminal record

When a request is made for a criminal record, that information must be provided in honesty – honesty from you to provide correct information, and honesty from the party who requested the information, to keep it confidential. Here are some of the fields that may appear on a criminal record: Basic information (name, age, driver’s […]

What does a bail bond do?

We’ve all seen the scenes on television and movies, perhaps heard it on the news – this person was released on so-and-so dollars bail, and must appear again in count in a certain matter of time. This bail comes from a bail bondsman, paying on behalf of the defendant. Because the US Constitution protects our […]

How to react when someone you know needs your help in getting out of jail

Your phone rings. You don’t know the number, but you pick up anyway. It’s your friend on the other line, telling you they got into some trouble and needs you to bail them out. Immediately, you are overcome with a flood of emotion – anger, concern, disappointment, but still a little bit of relief. You […]