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Choosing the Correct Type of Bail Bond

After an arrest, a defendant’s  Sacramento DUI attorney can help choose the best bail option for his or her situation. There are several common types of bail bonds that might enable defendants to return to their families, including property bonds and surety bonds.

A Sacramento DUI Lawyer May Recommend a Property Bond

Police carProperty bonds are bonds that utilize real estate as collateral for bail. Sacramento DUI attorneys view property bonds as potentially powerful tools because they can argue that any defendant who completes a property bond is a reliable person and will not be a threat to the community if released.

Also, a Sacramento DUI attorney may recommend that defendants pursue property bonds so they can save their available funds for other pressing responsibilities.

How a Sacramento DUI Attorney Might Implement a Property Bond

Once a defendant decides to fulfill a property bond, a Sacramento DUI attorney may take the following actions:

  1. Prove that the property involved in the bond is worth the required amount
  2. Provide licensed documents, such as mortgage documents
  3. Take a lien against the property to ensure that it is not sold until the defendant’s case is settled
  4. Ask for an outline of all bond rules and regulations
Surety Bonds

Surety bonds are a specific type of bond that requires a third-party signer to participate in a defendant’s bond transaction.

Aptly named, surety bonds can minimize a defendant’s flight risk. A Sacramento DUI lawyer may recommend that a defendant implement a surety bond if he or she knows a responsible, capable third party willing to provide money or collateral.

Third-Party Signers for Surety Bonds

Third-party signers can be:

  1. A bail bondsman or bonding company
  2. The defendant’s family member
  3. The defendant’s friend or loved one
Choose the Correct Type of Bail Bond

An experienced Sacramento DUI attorney may be able to assist defendants with completing one of the most important steps after arrest—fulfilling a bail bond—so they can be with their loved ones throughout their case. In times of need, call Param Pabla at (916) 285-7900 to determine which bail bond option is right for you.

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