If you are in the Ponchatoula area, then EZ Bail Bonds Ponchatoula is ready to assist you in all of your bail bond needs. Of course, depending upon your situation, your bail amount and conditions may vary. Once you are in legal trouble, then depending upon the severity of the crime, the legal situation may eventually lead to your arrest. If you are in a situation where you will be arrested in the Ponchatoula area, then the first thing that you must do would be to make sure that you understand what are you being charged with? Depending upon the charges brought up against you, it will be essential to first hire a lawyer to represent your interests and then to arrange bail so that you can avoid jail time.
The type of crime that you are charged with will also determine the amount of bail that you may be required to pay to the court system in order to avoid going to a jail. First of all, you need to understand whether your crime is a misdemeanor or felony.A misdemeanor is basically a lesser criminal offense and it is usually non-indictable. Some misdemeanors may include public intoxication, disorderly conduct, trespass, domestic violence, probation violations, and similar offenses. Misdemeanors can result in short jail time, community service or probation. If you have committed a misdemeanor in the Ponchatoula area, then you should contact EZ Bail Bonds Ponchatoula right away, so that your bail can be arranged immediately. Usually the bail amount will be preset for misdemeanor charges and also the necessary procedures don’t take too long to fulfill.
However, if you have committed a felony, then that is a more serious charge and the repercussions will be more serious as well. The first step that you should do would be to engagethe services of a lawyer and then to contact EZBail Bonds Ponchatoula, so that your bail can be arranged on a priority basis. Some types of criminal acts which are classified as a felony include aggravated assault, drug crimes, assault with injury, rape, sexual assault and manslaughter. In these situations, the amount of bail will need to be determined by the court in most cases, so you may have to wait to get in front of the judge before you can know your bail amount. Once the judge determines the amount, then you can either post bail by yourself (if you have the full cash amount) or you can contact Bail Bonds Ponchatoula to get your bail posted for you. In this instance, you will need to provide us with at least 12% of the bail amount, plus our fees before we can post the bail for you. Of course, depending upon your situation, we may also request a guarantor from your family and friends.
If you do get into one of these situations above in the Ponchatoula area, then you will need to contact us right away. In case you are able to make only a single phonecall, then you will need to make sure that your lawyer or your family can contact us, so that we can immediately start the process at our end for your bail.