Agents who work in the business of bail bonds in Santa Clarita have some pointers for their clients about understand what they’re agreeing to when they sign a bail contract to release their loved one from jail.
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“Our clients should read all agreements thoroughly, asking questions until all items and obligations are understood. This will help make the experience a more positive one,” said Inessa Chavez, co-owner of All American Bail Bonds in Santa Clarita. “Agents who are in the business of bail bonds in Santa Claritawant to help you and your family.”
To start off, when begin working with a bail bonds agent, you will sign a bail contract to get your loved one out of jail.
You’re agreeing to pay the premium for the bond. In the state of California, the premium is 10 percent of the bond.
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If your loved one is being held on $10,000 bail, you would pay $1,000 dollars to your bail bonds agent.
Second, you will need to provide collateral. This could include the deed to a house or the pink slip for a car.
“Family members who are trying to bail their loved ones out of jail don’t always realise that there may be more expenses after they pay the premium and provide required collateral,” Chavez said.
Clients may have to pay reimbursement for long distance phone calls, excess travel expenses for the agent, posting fees, bounty agent/skip tracer expenses, payment of the bond amount for the defendant’s failure to appear, attorney fees and court costs.
“Keep your bail agent advised of any address or employment changes of the defendant or other parties to the agreement,” Chavez said. “Also, if your family member or friend has skipped their court date, you are obligated to help aid the bail agent and fugitive recovery agent in locating your loved one.”
“The more help that indemnitors provide in locating fugitives, results in less costs. skip tracing can run anywhere from $100 dollars to $200 dollars an hour.”
Skip tracing is a way to locate individuals who have skipped their court date after they have been bailed out.
All American Bail Bonds in Santa Clarita have agents who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
All American Bail Bonds
23360 W. Valencia Blvd. #E
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Call Toll Free: 888-755-2245
24 hours a day — 7 days a week
If loved one in custody and they wish to talk to an All American Bail Bonds representative call:
818-990-0003 or 661-267-6777