January 1, 2021
An important rule while out drinking with your friends is to always have a DD (Designated Driver). This is the person who stays sober to safely […]
December 1, 2020
Most people think of the Christmas season as a joyful or peaceful time, but crime still happens on the holidays. We found some interesting crimes that […]
November 1, 2020
There are procedures in place to guide the police when they need to make an arrest. Procedures can vary by state, so be sure to contact […]
October 1, 2020
When you or a loved one get arrested, the process can be scary and confusing. When it comes time to post bail, you should be aware […]
September 1, 2020
How Does a Bail Bond Work? If you are dealing with the law for the first time, bail might seem like a complicated matter. Many of […]
August 1, 2020
The First Amendment states that you have the right to assemble, or congregate in groups, and express your opinions through protest. Many people may not be […]
July 1, 2020
Bailing someone out of jail is a difficult process, especially when an arrest occurred out of state. The person being detained often has limited access to […]
June 1, 2020
If you or a loved one have recently been arrested and were given a bail amount that you cannot financially handle on your own, then don’t […]
May 1, 2020
Have you or a loved one recently been arrested for drug possession? Not sure what your first steps are now? Here is a simple to-do list […]
April 1, 2020
When you see those dreaded police lights turn on behind you while you are driving, there is a list of things that should immediately go through […]
March 1, 2020
A bail bond seems like such a simple concept that you would imagine is a very simple process. This is not necessarily true as bail bonds […]
February 1, 2020
In North Carolina, you are required to get a license to become a bail bondsman. Here are the steps to becoming a bail bondsman. If every […]
January 1, 2020
When a loved one gets arrested, be sure to take a deep breath and look out for these common bail bond scams. Targeting people who […]
December 1, 2019
New Year’s Eve is a day of celebration as we all welcome in the New Year with friends and family. This is often celebrated with Champagne […]
November 1, 2019
If you or a loved one has been arrested in Harnett County then you might have some questions regarding the procedures and the rules surrounding the […]
October 1, 2019
If you or a loved one has been arrested in Sampson County then you might have some questions regarding the procedures and the rules surrounding the […]
September 1, 2019
If you or a loved one has been arrested in Duplin County then you might have some questions regarding the procedures and the rules surrounding the […]
August 1, 2019
If you or a loved one has been arrested in Johnston County then you might have some questions regarding the procedures and the rules surrounding the […]
July 1, 2019
If you or a loved one has been arrested in Wake County, there are a few things you should know that will help with the […]
June 18, 2019
Do not let the legal term fool you, larceny in North Carolina is the crime of theft. Specifically, it is the taking of another person’s property […]
May 1, 2019
As a gun owner in North Carolina, you have to follow numerous state and federal gun laws. You are restricted in how you can obtain firearms, […]
April 1, 2019
It is always challenging to face accusations of a crime, but being charged with a drug offense in North Carolina can be particularly stressful and intimidating. […]
March 18, 2019
Traffic violations are among the most common offenses in the United States. What’s more, a large percentage of those who are pulled over for traffic stops […]
March 15, 2019
Surety Bail Bond: This is executed by private surety bail and at no cost to the taxpayers. Licensed bail agents post bonds with the court, guaranteeing […]
February 18, 2019
Being arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated can be a nightmare scenario. You may wonder how you’ll navigate the court system and if your driver’s […]
January 1, 2019
The criminal process is not as easy as social media makes it out to be. Officers are required to follow a process when they suspect there […]
July 18, 2018
Have you or a loved one recently been arrested at a Wake County Jail? Know what to expect. Big Mike explains the arrest & booking process in North Carolina.
June 20, 2018
Here at Big Mike Bail Bonds, we treat you like family and with respect. In this post we will explain the process of how a bail bond works in North Carolina.
February 6, 2017
Are you thinking about bailing a loved one out of jail, but don’t know exactly what it means. It is important to understand all aspects of a bail bond.
August 25, 2016
Beth Chapman, the wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” (Duane Chapman), won her National Bail Bonds Association Presidential bid in February of 2016. The National Bail Bonds […]
August 15, 2016
Many people don't know what to expect or anything about a bail bond until a loved one is arrested. Use this resource to help you with the bail bonds process
July 18, 2016
The first and most important thing to know about DWIs and DUIs in North Carolina is that they’re not the end of the world. Big Mike Bail Bonds Can Help You!
June 2, 2016
Did you recently find out that there is a warrant out for your arrest? There are a few things you should know and do before turning yourself into the police
May 18, 2016
Imagine this: Your friend calls you at 2:30 a.m. She was arrested for a DWI. You have work the next day & finances are tight. Do you bail out your friend?
May 17, 2016
Bail amounts are anywhere from $10,000 to $3,000,000+, which many people may not have just laying around in their bank accounts in case of an arrest.
April 7, 2016
Not All North Carolina Prisons Are the Same. Take a deeper look at life in a NC prison.
April 7, 2016
Take a look at some of the luxuries offered at the various correctional institutions through out the United States. It is Not as Bad As You Think.
March 15, 2016
If you are going to visit a friend or loved one, it is important to note the visitation policies for the specific detention center you are going to.
February 23, 2016
When person is in jail, they want to out. The fastest way to get out of jail is to post bail. Here is all of the info you need to get out of jail fast.
January 6, 2016
If you find yourself behind bars you most likely want to handle this situation quickly & privately as possible. Here are tips to bail yourself out of jail.
December 3, 2015
The holidays are supposed to be a time to take a break from your mundane work or school routine, to relax, and to spend time with […]
November 10, 2015
The idea of getting arrested, getting put behind bars, and hiring an expert bail bondsman can be terrifying. However, there are a few things you can […]
October 15, 2015
Don’t trust Law & Order or NCIS as a source for all of your information regarding America’s court system. Just because you’re an avid crime-related television […]
September 21, 2015
When a friend comes to you begging for you to help bail her boyfriend out of jail, what do you do? Be prepared for taking on […]
August 10, 2015
At Big Mike Bail Bonds, we understand that our clients aren’t likely to be familiar with the legal and industry terms used in the bail bonding […]
June 22, 2015
Learn the factors that a judge will consider when determining how much they should set for the bail amount for a defendant.
March 5, 2015
If you have bailed someone out of jail or are considering bailing them out, you probably want to know what happens if they fail to appear to court.
February 3, 2015
A judicial official such as the court magistrate is the one who determines under what conditions a person will be released from jail. The defendant may […]
April 10, 2014
What Is A Bail Bond? Bail bonds are a type of security for the court in which the court agrees to release the defendant before the […]
February 24, 2014
A bail bond agent, or bondsman, is any person or corporation that will act as a surety and pledge money or property as bail for the […]
January 19, 2014
Welcome to Big Mike Bail Bonds new website. We plan on providing you, our visitors with not only information regarding the bail bond services we can […]
November 28, 2013
For Thanksgiving 2013, Big Mike Bail Bonds once again partnered with the Johnston County Department of Social Services and Helping and Healing Hearts. For the second year […]