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While you might only be thinking about your freedom after getting out of jail, you still have a few requirements hanging over your head. Depending on the specifics of your case, these events may vary. However, if you’re wondering what happens after bail, here’s what you need to know.

You Cannot Skip Court
When you agree to a bail bond, you must abide by a variety of terms, most importantly: you must show up for your court date. This date is set by the court and can not be altered to fit your schedule. You might need to miss work or get a ride from someone to ensure you are there at the correct time.

If you fail to appear, you may be charged with an additional crime and a warrant will be issued for your arrest. You will also forfeit the bond, meaning you are now liable for the full price of bail. Police or a bail enforcement agent will track you down, arrest you, and bring you back to jail where you will be held without bond until your next court date. If you put up any collateral when getting your bail bond, you may also lose it. Whatever you do, do not miss your court date!

You Must Comply with the Bail Bond
In addition to showing up in court, there are often other terms. This might include requirements such as not getting arrested again before your court date, or not leaving the state. These terms will depend on your individual circumstances. Be sure to go over these in detail with your bondsmen to avoid any accidental problems.

If you have more questions about what happens after bail, contact Thunder Bail Bonds at (405) 235-0002! Our experienced bondsmen are happy to help you with bail bonds in Oklahoma City, OK!

https://www.thunderbailbonds.com/what-happens-after-bail/
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Help! I Think There Is a Warrant for My Arrest!

Warrants can be issued for many different reasons. These reasons can range from failure to show at court at an appointed day and time to being suspected of and under investigation for a crime. When you suspect a warrant may be out for your arrest, your first instinct may be to get out of dodge and skip town. However, this would be a huge mistake.

Tips on How to Handle a Warrant
Step #1: Breathe.
Stop for a moment and just take a breath. If you suspect you have a warrant, there is no point panicking. Panicking and making snap decisions are how a great many complications are made.

Step #2 Verify You Have a Warrant
Search the local police website for your arrest warrant. You can find it on the most wanted lists. This will tell you if you have cause for concern. You can also contact the courthouse. Calling the courthouse will also give you time to contact your attorney.

Step #3 Contact Your Attorney
Always contact your attorney after you have verified that you have an arrest warrant. Once you call them, your attorney can get to work getting all of the facts, including bail amount, and even help you through processing.

Step #4 Contact a Bondsman
Many arrest warrants have a predetermined bail set by the judge at the time of issue. Once you find the amount, contact a bondsman to help. They can work out your situation with you and help cover the bail amount.

Step #5 Turn Yourself In
Finally, turn yourself in. While this may sound like the exact opposite of everything you want to do, cooperating with the police will make the process quicker and less difficult for everyone. Bring your attorney and bondsman to expedite things. Doing so can get you in and out of the station quickly.

Need bondsman services in Oklahoma City, OK? Call Thunder Bail Bonds today at (405) 235-0002.
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