Hot Topics in Bail: Bondsmen Required to Put $1 for Every $6 Into an Escrow, Tales from a Celebrity Bondsman, and More
- September 17, 2014
- by Kimberly Faber
- In the News
Bail agents are an active group on social media. This week's hot topics include tales from a celebrity bondsman, what it really takes to become a recovery agent, bail changes that could put some bondsmen out of business, and more. Here are this week's hot topics in bail:
The Fast-Paced Lifestyle of Ira Judelson, Bail Bondsman to the Stars
Ira Judelson, whose clients include rapper Ja Rule, comedian Katt Williams, former linebacker for the Giants Lawrence Taylor, and even Dominique Strauss-Kahn shares his perspective of what it's like to be the bail bondsman to the stars.
Prison Guard Held on $50,000
A prison guard has been charged with bringing drugs into a Woburn prison, allegedly bringing them to an inmate.
What Does it Take to Become a Recovery Agent?
Following a violent encounter involving a recovery agent and some misconceptions based on television stereotypes, this article breaks down what it actually takes to become a recovery agent.
Suit: Bail Changes Will Put Bondsmen Out of Business
New rules from Lehigh County Court would require bondsmen to place one dollar for every six dollars of bail money they issue into an escrow account. For a $10,000 bond that's over $1,500 dollars.
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