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Updated on September 22nd 2023
Vice President Kamala Harris

Among the 80 or so democrats who announced their Presidential candidacy in 2020 was Kamala Harris, who was (at that time) a California Senator. Sen. Harris made a lot of noise since announcing her candidacy about her deep-seated desire to do away with what she refers to as the “evil cash bail system.” As proof, she touts her plan (which went nowhere) to offer states $10 million in federal grant money if th...

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Tax on Bail Bonds

Few people would argue with the notion that the bail system in America is flawed and that some common sense reforms are long overdue. However, in recent years as momentum to develop and institute those reforms has gathered steam a more extreme group has effectively hijacked the reform movement.

To the leaders of this group nothing short of the total elimination of cash bail and the bail bonds system will do. The problem is, the proponents of...

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Can I Post Bail on the Weekend?

arrested on a weekend

At Tayler Made we handle lots of questions related to bail bonds from those who have been arrested or those hoping to bail them out. One of the questions that comes up most often is whether or not a person can be bailed out on the weekend. Most average folks don’t spend a lot of time thinking about it, but the Friday to Sunday period is actually when they are most likely to find themselves behind bars.

Why is That?

A large percentage of we...

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California Fails the No Bail Test

California Bail Bonds

You won’t find many people, including the bondsman, who would argue that the current bail system is perfect. The desire to improve the system, however, sometimes generates some pretty extreme proposals, including the idea of ending cash bail altogether. But because such notions are often vaguely defined and fail to provide practical alternatives to bail they usually fall flat on their face.

Except in California, where a lack of fair, cost-ef...

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The Founding Fathers incorporated many common law principles, traditions and concepts into the legal structure of the new nation. So it was no real surprise that bail - which had been a common law staple for nearly a thousand years - wound up being included in the Bill of Rights where the 8th Amendment states unequivocally that “Excessive bail shall not be required…” Today, there is a robust debate underway over just what constitutes “excessive...

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While the 8th Amendment to the Constitution protects the accused against “excessive” bail it doesn’t really go any further than that. There are no other mentions of bail in the Constitution, no explicit right to bail spelled out or guidelines for the various states to follow. Just a quick mention that “Excessive bail shall not be required…” That’s it. As a result, the nature of bail is different as you move from state to state. Some states have e...

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Two beach chairs under large umbrella overlooking scenic ocean

There's no good time to get arrested - but some circumstances can feel much less convenient than others. If you're arrested on a Friday night, or with a long-awaited vacation just around the corner, you're almost certainly wondering what your rights are in the shortterm or how long it'll take to put this process behind you. Until they’ve had their day in court, a person who has been arrested has done nothing wrong as far as the law is concerned...

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Recent Articles

Sunday, March 03, 2024 Mike Tayler
Anytime you bail out a friend or loved one you’re taking a chance. If the accused heads for the hills after being released and is never heard from again you are going to lose and lose big. If you paid cash instead of using a bondsman that cash will be forfeited. If you posted a property bond the court may foreclose on your house and sell it to get the bail amount, and if you enlisted the help of a bail bonds agent they are going to come knockin...
Saturday, November 19, 2022
When a person has been arrested there’s a lot going through their mind and it can sometimes be difficult to take a step back, take a breath and make sound decisions. One mistake a lot of people who have been arrested in Denver County, Golden, and elsewhere in Colorado make is deciding to act as their own bail bond agent by paying their own bail. Certainly, if they have the means it’s entirely legal for them to do so, but just because you can...
Sunday, March 03, 2024
Although those in favor of eliminating the centuries-old bail bonds system suffered a much deserved setback last year in the Colorado state senate, that hasn’t stopped them from trying to saddle taxpayers with their backward, short-sighted ideas. In fact, as you read this lobbyists are working the corridors of power in Denver trying to get legislators behind new efforts to eliminate cash bail. In its stead they propose using a deeply flawed com...

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