San Diego Bail Bonds | What Happens When they Skip Bail?

If a defendant in San Diego fails to appear for their arraignment, or all the scheduled hearings including the preliminary hearing, trial or sentencing, their San Diego Bail Bonds is considered “skipped”.  In simple terms this means they have skipped out on their San Diego Bail Bonds and have failed to appear in the San Diego Superior Court.

This means that the defendant has given up their legal rights to stay out of the San Diego jail while their criminal case is going through the courts.   Statistics say that 1 out of 4 defendants skip on their bail.   There are many reasons for a defendant to skip out on bail.

First, they are afraid or don’t want to go back into jail.   The San Diego jail isn’t the best place to spend time.  It’s very dangerous, dirty, and not the best atmosphere to meet close friends.

Secondly, the defendant got the court date mixed up or they couldn’t make it for some other reason.

Thirdly, many defendants who have been arrested 10 to 20 times don’t care about being punished.  They are more upset at the San Diego criminal justice system then they are about doing the best thing for themselves.

Once a person has skipped the San Diego Bail Bonds, the San Diego Superior Court will revoke the original bail and issue a bench warrant for the defendant’s arrest.

If the defendant fails to appear for the warrant case, the judge will become very angry.   The San Diego Superior Court Judge usually adds on an additional penalty to the penalty they would have received going through their criminal court case.

The San Diego Bail Bonds agent who originally bailed them out of the San Diego jail will attempt to locate the defendant.  San Diego bail bondsman will arrest him or her and take him back to the jail he was bailed out of.  This returns them to San Diego Police custody.

Once the fugitive is back in the San Diego County jail, the San Diego bail bonds is considered exonerated.  This means that the bail agent is no longer responsible for the full amount of the bail bond.

If for some reason the defendant cannot be re-arrested and returned to police custody within 6 months, the San Diego Bail Bonds agent must pay the San Diego Superior Court the full amount of the bail bond plus any additional costs.  The bail agent can then seek to recover any costs from the cosigner.

Christian Bail Bonds does San Diego Bail Bonds.  They offer 24 hour service and won’t mislead co-signers or defendants.  They will instruct you in the San Diego jail arrest and booking process and will help you spiritually and mentally.  Christian Bail Bonds in San Diego will always be there for Christian families and non-Christian individuals who’ve been arrested.

Written by Chaplain Steve

Christian Bail Bonds 701 B Street #370 San Diego, CA 92101 619-441-7729