Tag Archives: bail amount

Can Bail Ever Be Lowered?

It is not often a judge will lower a bail amount after it has been formally announced, but every now and then it does happen. It happened recently for an Orange County, CA man: Henry Rodriguez. Rodriguez was arrested in 1998 for double murder and his bail was set at $1 million. Today, he is […]

3 Bail Bond Store Myths, Debunked

There is always so much talk around the most gossipy issues, including bail bonds because they involve intriguing court cases for the public, and private matters for those involved. Plus, what you see on television shows and movies aren’t always accurate. So, here are 3 common bail bond myths, debunked! Myth #1: Bail agents must […]

Inmates Who Can’t Make Bail Face Stark Options

On the East River just across from Rikers Island sits a barge officially called the Vernon C. Bain Center. But every judge, layer and inmate in New York knows it as The Boat — a giant, floatingSometimes when the wind blows, you can feel it list just a little. It is here that I first […]