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Steps How to Become a Bail Bondsman

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Becoming a bail bondsman is a very good idea if you want to establish your own business. Plus, being able to help people that are facing trial avoid jail time is a great perk. Which is why many people consider the idea of becoming a bail bondsman. Establishing such a business can be a good option in the states where you are allowed to do such a thing. So you have to wonder, how can you become a bail bondsman? It all comes down to a few important steps.

Understand the state regulations

Before you become a bail bondsman, you have to see whether your state allows you to have such a business. Some states like Wisconsin, Kentucky and Illinois won’t allow it. Others like Georgia and Texas has special guidelines. So it all com

es down to a per-state basis, which means documentation is needed before you go forward.

Complete any pre-licensing courses and requirements

Every state will have its own license requirements, but you will have to go through a few courses. Make sure that you study as much as possible about being a bail bondsman, what your duties are, how you can obey the law properly and so on. Depending on the state you might even have to take a written examination, so try to keep that in mind.

Apply for the bail bondsman license

After you passed the examination you will be able to apply for your license. Make sure that you submit an application with the State Department of Insurance and pay a fee for it.

Establish a bail bondsman business

There are multiple options here, you can try to create this business on your own, or you can join an existing bail bonds company. If you work on your own, you can get some financial partners to help you get started. When you go on your own, you need a separate license, incorporation and a surety bond among others.

Continue your education

You will have to renew your license and some states actually require at least 6 hours of education for every bail bondsman per year. These are requirements that change as you can imagine. But that’s the most important aspect here, you need to be prepared for everything and you have to make sure that you can continue your education even if you already have your license. It will make it easy to understand the industry and any challenges that arise.

Becoming a bail bondsman is not very difficult, but it does require hard work and commitment. It’s a great business with amazing benefits and a huge potential. There are obvious challenges coming along the way, but if you commit to them you will find that nothing is impossible. Make sure that you focus on growth once you establish your bail bondsman business and be very transparent and fair with customers. Once you do that, you will establish a great brand, with more and more people that need such a service choosing you to fulfill their requirements!

Michelle has been a part of the journey ever since Bigtime Daily started. As a strong learner and passionate writer, she contributes her editing skills for the news agency. She also jots down intellectual pieces from categories such as science and health.

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Samuel Leeds Buys Shares In Property Tribes; Says He Wants To Make It Better

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People in UK property circles may be familiar with the very public dispute between former MTV presenter, property investor, and community manager of the company Property Tribes, Vanessa Warwick, & property investment trainer and owner of the company ‘Property Investors’, Samuel Leeds; as Leeds has accused Warwick of assisting with racism and discrimination against ethnic minority tenants. In recent news, Samuel Leeds was reported to have bought a 35% share of the company Property Tribes, making him officially now a person of significant control at Property Tribes.

Warwick established Property Tribes to accumulate wisdom from various property owners and landlords to create a place of guidance for people in the industry to do business better. According to the company,

“We wanted to create a free use, safe, and agenda-free place for landlords to get information from a “hive mind”, not a singularity, so that they could learn and grow their property business.”

However, in one of his recent videos, Samuel Leeds pointed out blatant support of racism in some of the advice coming from Warwick herself. As one of the landlords asks on the forum – if they would be implicated by the race discrimination laws in the UK for refusing tenancy to Bangladeshi families as the landlord is not fond of the smell of their staple food, curry; Vanessa Warwick herself is seen advising against mentioning the reason for said refusal, thus averting the legal repercussions altogether.

In the video, Leeds points out several more situations where Warwick has behaved in a racist manner. In fact, she has become a new advisor on the panel of the UK’s Property Redress Scheme and has been under criticism in their forum as well for supporting discrimination against ethnic minorities.

Warwick also expressed strong disapproval of Leeds as a property trainer citing the reason that his students came from the “vulnerable” demographic. Leeds called out the racist mindset in this reasoning, as in reality, his students predominantly come from ethnic minorities and don’t fall in the “vulnerable” category. He began drawing attention to the issue over his YouTube channel and his website, and ended up facing severe disparagement from Warwick and her followers. Leeds finally sued Warwick for defamation and she brought a counter lawsuit for six-figure damages.

In an attempt to put an end to the battle once and for all, Samuel Leeds reports to have bought a share, 35% to be exact, of the company, Property Tribes. Even though he is only a minority shareholder and will have limited control, Leeds believes he can make a difference in “cleaning up the company” and reduce racism in the forum.

He jokingly adds,

“Because they trolled me, I wanted to at least get paid… Like Michael Jackson did to Eminem.”

Leeds pledges that any money he makes off this transaction will be donated to charitable organisations that tackle racism and online bullying. In addition, Leeds will donate an extra £50,000 to organisations that fight hatred in the UK. With this move, he is determined to take a strong stand against all discriminations in the property sector or any other industry.

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