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How to Become a Bail Bondsman in Virginia

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I often get asked how to become a bail bondsman in Virginia, so I decided to write this post describing the basic, high-level steps to do it. As the title implies, bail bonding is regulated by each state, so this article applies only to becoming a bondsman in Virginia. Bail bondsmen in Virginia are regulated […]

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Revoke a Bond

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Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 11:32 amWhile bonding someone out of jail, one of the common questions I get from the cosigner is what happens if they want to revoke a bond, so I thought I would write an article about it. There a multiple ways a bond can be revoked. Judges can […]

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Bondsman News

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:19 pmRecently, there’s been bail bondsmen making news, both locally and nationally. So I thought I would post a bail bondsman news article. Outlaw Country Singer Randy Howard Dies in Shootout With Bail Bondsman Several national news outlets, including The Blaze, has reported a country music singer was […]

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Wanted: Robert Woodson on Felony Charges in Henrico Circuit Court

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Last updated on June 8th, 2018 at 12:26 pm Fugitive: Robert Woodson on Felony Charges in Henrico Circuit Court Robert Woodson failed to appear in the Henrico County Circuit Court on April 7th, 2015 on felony larceny charges. He’s believed to have recently moved to Champaign, Illinois. He’s proved himself to be an accomplished liar […]

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Joe Morrissey of Richmond Virginia Update

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:24 pmDuring the last six months, if you’ve paid any attention to the local news in Richmond, the story of Joe Morrissey’s scandal with his 17-year-old receptionist couldn’t be avoided. About a month ago, I posted a fairly detailed blog about it, along with an overview to Morrissey’s […]

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Joe Morrissey of Richmond Virginia

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:24 pmWhat seems to be taking up most of the local news is the Joe Morrissey of Richmond, Virginia scandal. Since this what the news of the day is, I thought to understand exactly what happened, where it stands, add some context, then throw in my two cents. […]

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Knowing the 4th Amendment May Keep Out of Jail

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Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 11:31 amI had a recent client who was picked up on a drug charge.  He was pulled over for a routine stop.  His girlfriend was in the passenger seat.  A “friend” was in the backseat.  After the routine part of the stop was over, the officer asked permission […]

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Do you Get Your Bail Money Back?

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Last updated on October 30th, 2018 at 11:44 amAs a bail bondsman, I receive a lot of calls from people who are completely unfamiliar with bonding someone out of jail. This is a good thing to be unaccustomed to. However, when people find themselves suddenly in need of a bondsman, they just want answers. I […]

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Wanted: Andre Ray Blackwell for Failure to Appear

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Last updated on April 6th, 2014 at 07:35 pm Fugitive: Andre Ray Blackwell for failure to appear in two jurisdictions. Andre Blackwell is currently a fugitive from justice after jumping bond in the jurisdictions of Virginia Beach and the City of Richmond for felony and misdemeanor probation violation offenses. He’s believed to be residing in […]

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Virginia Bail Bond Laws

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Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 07:38 pmThese are the Virginia bail bond laws as derived from the Virginia state statutes as they pertain to bail bonds, bail bondsman and the profession of bail bonding. As with all professions in the United States, there are certain rules we all live by. As a bail […]

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