The Procedure Following An Arrest In Long Beach

It is always a shock to find out a loved one has been arrested. It normally comes without any warning at all. The majority of people will naturally struggle with emotional upset, while trying to figure out how best to help the defendant. Finding a good bail bonds Long Beach firm is a great first step.

Long Beach Bail Bonds are very aware of how traumatic this experience can be, not just for the defendant, but for their entire family. As a time such as this, you need to have a compassionate professional who is experienced in assisting in such matters. You also need someone who can guide you through the entire process and have the defendant released in the shortest time possible.

Whilst in custody, the defendant is separated from their family, employment, as well as other every day duties. This can cause a great strain on the family unit, especially if the defendant is the primary income earner of the household. Due to this, getting them released as soon as possible is priority. There are some steps you can take to assist speed up the release process.

When receiving a phone call from someone who has been arrested, before calling Long Beach Bail Bonds, gather the following information:

  • Ensure you get their full legal name

  • Correct date of birth

  • Where they are being held

  • What they have been charged with

This information is extremely valuable in assisting our bail bonds company speed up the release process. How? If we already have this information to hand, we will not have to make the inquiries to gather the information. This saves valuable time.

Once our bail bonds company has this information, we will be able to determine what the bail has been set at, and thus what the non-refundable bail bond fee will be. The fee is usually 10% of the amount of the bail. For example, if bail is set at $30,000, then the fee payable to the bail bonds company will be $3,000. To make life even easier for qualifying clients, Long Beach Bail Bonds can even arrange a payment plan, to take some of the strain off.

After the necessary paperwork has also been filled out, we will post bail for the defendant. The defendant, and co-signer, need to understand that the defendant will be required to attend each required court appearance, as well as adhere to any other conditions relating to their bail.

You can contact us on (562) 684-3419 at any time over a 24/7 basis. Don’t delay calling when a loved one has been arrested. You want them released as soon as possible! More information can be found on our website.