1. What to Do After a Friend Has Been Arrested

    People get arrested when they are either noticed engaging in suspicious behavior or criminal activity. After an arrest, the suspect goes to the county jail or police station. Your instinct when a friend gets arrested is to help them because you are concerned for their well-being. You may be there at the point of arrest, or they may have contacted you after the fact. When you need to help your frie…Read More

  2. Jail vs. Prison: What’s the Difference?

    When we think of the words “jail” and “prison,” a certain definition comes to mind — for most people, both words evoke the mental image of a little cell with a bed and bars. Indeed, both jails and prisons have cells, and this similarity, along with many others, leads many people to believe in the incorrect notion that prison and jail are two words that describe the same thing. In fact, t…Read More

  3. How Is a Person’s Bail Amount Determined?

    Here at Kocian Bail Bonds, we work around the clock to make sure that we’re doing everything we can to help the great people of Waco avoid spending more time incarcerated than they absolutely have to. A quality bail bondsman can literally mean the difference between spending the time before your court date in jail and spending it in the comfort of your own home. The bail experts at Kocian enjoy …Read More

  4. The Different Types of Bail Bonds, Pt 2

    Welcome back to our blog page at Kocian! In our previous blog, we discussed what bail bonds are and we started discussing the different types of bail bonds. In today’s blog, we’re going to jump right back in. Continue reading below to learn more! Kinds of Bonds Surety Bond - When you simply don’t have thousands of dollars to pay for your bail bond, you might need to reach out to your bail bo…Read More

  5. Common Bail Bond Collateral

    Collateral Comes in Many Forms   Here at Kocian Bail Bonds, we deal with a lot of questions. For the most part, people don’t know too much about bail bonds until it comes time for them to make use of one. While this is probably a good thing considering a lack of bail bond knowledge most likely means that a person has not had to deal with being arrested in their life, it can be an inconvenie…Read More

  6. Bail Bond Myths Pt. 2

    Don’t Let These Bail Bond Myths Confuse You   Hello, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! If you have been keeping up with our posts, you are aware of the fact that we are covering some common bail bond myths and why these myths are false. Here at Kocian Bail Bonds, we have made it our mission to help as many people as we can in the greater Waco, Texas area post bond so that they don…Read More

  7. Bail Bond Myths Pt. 1

    Do You Know Bail Bond Fact From Fiction?   Hello there, and welcome back to our blog. Here at Kocian Bail Bonds, we strive to provide the best bondsman services in the greater Waco, Texas area. We understand that mistakes happen and, in our opinion, mistakes should not be something that results in an individual spending time in a jail that is unnecessary. Bonds have, historically, been an adv…Read More

  8. What Happens If You Skip Your Court Date?

    How Bad is Skipping Bail?   Hello, and welcome back to Kocian Bail Bonds’ blog! When it comes to bail bonds in Waco, we have seen pretty much anything that you can think of. While we pass no judgment on why a person may need a bail bond, in our line of work you sometimes run into situations where people decide to take their chances and not show up for their specified court date. This has qu…Read More

  9. More Common Bail Bond Questions

    Do You Know Your Way Around Bonds?   When it comes to bail bonds, the average person probably has quite a few questions. For the most part, people don’t deal with bonds on a day-to-day basis and, as a result, when it comes time to actually make use of a bond, they are woefully underprepared. Here at Kocian Bail Bonds, we want to make sure that everyone understands the bond process as thorou…Read More

  10. Transfer Bonds 101

    What Exactly is a Transfer Bond?     Hello and welcome back to our blog! The world of bonds is, hopefully, something that most people do not have to experience. However, as we all know, sometimes situations occur where a bail bond is needed. While we here at Kocian Bail Bonds are always ready to help our Waco area neighbors with their bail bond needs, we also have no problem helping people a…Read More