How Bail Bonds Work In Lomita!
Whenever someone is arrested in the city of Lomita, the arresting officer will most likely take the arrestee to the Lomita Sheriff's Department, which is located at 26123 Narbonne Ave Lomita, CA 90717. Once at the jail, the defendant will have to go through the booking process before he or she is available for bail.
The first part of the booking process will include the gathering of the inmate’s information such as his or her name, date of birth, etc. The arrestee will also have to take a picture so that the jailer can input all of this information into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s database. When all of the information has been added to the database, the jailer will then send the inmate to have his fingerprints taken via the LiveScan machine.
This step of the booking process could take anywhere from forty five minutes to a few hours to complete. The purpose of the LiveScan machine is to determine whether the inmate is wanted by any other department or agency in the country by sending his or her fingerprints to the Department of Justice who run it through their databases.
The jailer cannot legally clear an inmate for bail until he or she has received the results from the LiveScan machine. In the meantime, one of our agents at Lomita Bail Bonds will call you to set up a place and time for you two to meet so that you could fill out all of the necessary paperwork for the bail bond. When all the paperwork has been filled out, the agent will then contact the jailer to see if the defendant has been cleared for bail and will continue to do so until the inmate is cleared for bail. Once the defendant is clear for bail, our agent will immediately post the bail and begin the jail release process.
The jail release process could take anywhere from half an hour to several hours depending on how busy the jail is at that time. When the inmate is released from jail, the agent will have him or her sign some paperwork and will hand one of you a receipt for the bail bond. This receipt will have all of the defendant’s court information that he or she will need in the future. It is extremely important that the defendant goes to all of his or her court dates on time or the court will issue a bench warrant for the defendant. Once the defendant has completed all of his responsibilities for the case, the court will then exonerate the bond and your obligations to the bond are over.