Being out on bail means that you’re out of jail but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re free to do whatever you want. How much your life changes depends on the specific restrictions the court has placed on you and your usual lifestyle. For example, if...

One of the first things we’re asked when it comes to bail is what documents we need before we can start the process. You’ll be surprised to learn that we don’t require a lot of documentation and it's things you can quickly locate.The first thing...

The booking process is what happens after a person was just arrested. This process involves a series of procedures the defendant goes through in order to be properly and formally documented into the system; this is when the official arrest record is created. The booking...

A surprising number of clients we deal with understand that a bail bond helps them get out of jail, which it does, but they also seem to think that the bail bond also means that they are on probation or parole. That’s not the case...

One of the very first things you’re told when you’re arrested in Hawaii is that you have the right to remain silent. It’s very clearly stated during the Miranda Rights which will be recited to you every single time you’re arrested.In nearly all situations, taking...

All of us know that young kids have to be strapped into a safety seat whenever they’re in a vehicle. The reason for this is because those safety seats save lives. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that properly installed car seats reduce the...

Social media is a bit of a double-edged sword. For some people, it’s a great resource that allows them to stay connected to loved ones while also breaking up the tedium of a day. Others find social media stressful and even claim that it’s causing...

We frequently run into clients who mistakenly assume that they are free to do whatever they want while they are out on a Hawaii bail bond.While it’s true that the bail bond does give you more freedom than you’d enjoy if you’re locked in...

It doesn’t matter if it’s a phone call asking that you schedule an appointment or if officers knock on your door. Learning that the police want to talk to you is enough to strike terror into your heart, even if you haven’t done anything wrong.When...

Co-signing a bail bond is a huge responsibility and liability. You’re essentially assuming the consequences if the defendant does not make his or her payments, skips court, or possibly violate other terms of release that are dependent on the bail bond. We know you desperately...