Bail Bonds in San Diego, CA
Don’t roll the dice on your future, with over 50 years in business serving locations in Southern California including, San Diego and El Cajon, Vista, Santee, Chula Vista, La Mesa, National City – King Stahlman Bail Bonds is ‘Most Wanted’ when you find yourself in trouble!
Unexpected personal situations – and hard knocks – they’re all a part of life, but don’t panic, “The King” has your back.
There is a considerable amount of work involved in processing a defendant. From start to finish, it’s important to understand how the bail process works so you can navigate successfully through many uncharted territories. It’s a stressful time and you have lots of questions, so let’s look at some of the basics:
Arrest & Booking: This includes fingerprinting, mug shots, a background check and a warrant search (nationwide). The entire process is lengthy and time-consuming and it must be completed before a bail bond can be posted. All personal belongings are collected until there’s a release from jail.
Bail Amount: This takes place after the booking process, when access is given for a phone call to a family member, lawyer or bail bondsman.
Setting Bail: Criminal history is taken into account along with several other factors. A repeat offender will typically receive a higher bail amount than a first time offender. There’s a strategy for bail amounts, they are often set high to ensure a defendant returns to court.
Bailing Out: For many people, the most affordable option is a bail bondsman. In California the cost of a bail bond is 10%. So, if the defendant’s bail is set at $10,000 you will need to pay $1,000 to bail out your loved one. This fee is 100% non-refundable.
On the following pages we will go into more detailed information on the following topics:
- What is a Bail Bond?
- Bail Bond Costs
- Bail Bond FAQs
- How Bail Works
- History of Bail
- Types of Bail Bonds
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