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Turning Yourself in After an Arrest Warrant

Arrest warrants are often issued by judges in new cases for probation issues or failing to comply with court orders. While you are typically notified of an arrest warrant via telephone or mail, [...]

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Posting Bail for Someone in Another State

Helping a loved one post bail is never easy. It may be even trickier when you are trying to post bail for someone in another state. If you are not able to provide the entire bail amount, it is [...]

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Sobering Holiday Facts: Don’t Drink and Drive

While it’s fun to celebrate this time of year, remember to stay safe and plan ahead. Last year, MN officers, deputies and troopers arrested 2,656 impaired drivers from November 22nd through [...]

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MN Program Supports Incarcerated Parents and Families

Parenting with Purpose (PWP) is a Minnesota based organization that supports imprisoned parents by providing classes focused on education and support. The goal of the group is to meet the unique [...]

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What is the difference between bail and bond?

When defendants are released from jail, they are temporarily released on bail or bond until a future court date. While the terms are often used interchangeably, they are two separate terms of [...]

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What is a bounty hunter and how are bounty hunters related to bail?

When a defendant is released from jail on a bail bond, they pay a fee and sign a contract with the bail bond agency, agreeing (among other things) to appear in court. The agency paying the bail [...]

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Part 3: Dispelling Bail Bond Myths

Part 3: Dispelling Bail Bond Myths Some popular and “catchy” narratives might suggest that the bail industry targets minorities and those with less financial fortune, as well as [...]

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Part 2: Bail is NOT a “Get Out of Jail Free Card”

Part 2: Bail is NOT a “get out of jail free card” While doing a recent interview with KIMT (a CBS affiliate news station covering north central Iowa and southern MN) regarding a bail bond posted [...]

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Part 1: Clarifying Public Perception about Bail Bonds

Thanks to Stew Peters, a friend and colleague of AAA Bonds, for contributing to our blog and addressing questions about the bail bond industry. His three part series will review public perception [...]

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Consequences of missing a court date

Consequences of missing a court date After a defendant is arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of committing a crime, they are held until able to post bail. In exchange for their release, [...]

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