Understanding Release Options in Minnesota: What’s the Difference?

Understanding Release Options in Minnesota: What’s the Difference? When it comes to bail bonds, the extent of knowledge most people have comes from what they’ve seen on TV and movies: A person [...]

What is the Minnesota Ignition Interlock Program?

Last month, we gave an overview of the penalties drivers face when charged with DUI in Minnesota. Among those DUI penalties is the revocation of driving privileges, but there are options for [...]

Common terms and phrases relating to bail | Part 2

Various terms and phrases relating to bail bonds can understandably be confusing for someone unfamiliar with the administration of bail. We hope that the explanations below can provide a resource [...]

Common terms and phrases relating to bail | Part 1

Various terms and phrases relating to bail bonds can understandably be confusing for someone unfamiliar with the administration of bail. We hope that the explanations below can provide a resource [...]

What is the Difference Between County or City Jails and Prisons?

Depending on the location of an arrest, a defendant may spend time in a county or city jail. Inmates are held at a city or county jail while being charged, but typically not yet sentenced. While [...]

How Do I Get Someone Out of Jail if I Have No Money?

No one wants to get a call from a loved one in jail, It’s a hard thing to process. Someone you care about is in a bad situation, and they’re asking you for help. It’s that much worse when you [...]

Debunking Bail Bond Myths

If you are arrested and jailed for a crime, then your life is essentially on hold unless you post bail. The bail system allows people to get out of jail to resume life until their trial is over. [...]

The Benefits of Using AAA Bail Bonds

The Benefits of Using AAA Bail Bonds When you choose AAA Bail Bonds, you are depending on the resources and experience of a trusted bail bond agency. Established in 1991 as Thomes Bail Bond, the [...]

MN Mandatory Bail and How Bail is Set for Drunk Driving in Minnesota 

Minnesota law states that a judge who sets a bail amount as a condition of release must set two different amounts: one based on the suspect keeping other conditions of release (such as wearing a [...]

What is The Difference Between Bail and Bond?

When defendants are released from jail, they may have to post bail as part of the conditions of release ordered by a judge.  Oftentimes the words bail and bond are used in connection with these [...]

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