Leading the fight to preserve Surety Bail for bail agents in California


To all our members, and bail industry families, we are thinking of you! Stay home as much as possible and practice good habits to fight this virus. So, that we all get back to work soon.

Surety insurance company falling within the exemption, and you, as our agent, also fall within the insurance company exemption. In addition, surety bail is a vital service required for functioning of the criminal justice system, ensuring the Constitutional right to pre-trial release. Certain court systems in California have also recently issued directives stating that courts will remain open for critical matters, including the setting of bail.

Our plan is to keep you informed of any changes that affect our industry through links that can help you. If you have any information, please share it with us. We appreciate your help and support. Listen and practice ways of avoiding the contraction of the Corona-virus when meeting with clients. This is a serious condition as you know. Stay informed and follow the advice of the medical professionals. Take proper precautions.

Here is the link for full details. 

We have been experiencing this slowdown of business for a while and we realize it is becoming more difficult especially financially. Your health and safety are the most important thing right now. Our families depend on us Please Stay Safe and Positive! Let’s use this time to support each other, be kind and professional when doing business.

With the court closures you must stay on top of your files, keep in communication with your clients, and indemnitors they are worried too. Maybe not all of them some will take advantage of this situation please do the right thing. Keep up and clear your liability while we have time.

Here is one the links we hope will help you keep you aware of court closure status.

Court information will change so be diligent and stay on top of it.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering assistance during this crisis. Please take advantage if you need it. Here is the U.S. Small Business Administration link.

Here is an informative link to read.

Stay Strong and Be Positive.

Gloria Mitchell
CBAA, President

CBAA 310-549-3512 Ext. 102