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$50.00 *NON-REFUNDABLE RESERVE SEATING REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES - BALANCE DUE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. ($50.00 DEPOSIT WAIVED IF COURSE IS PAID IN FULL PRIOR TO THE 1ST DAY OF THE COURSES.)
SYNOPSIS OF MODULE 1
Ethics are a part of a person’s beliefs and values.
As a result, all that can be done in an ethics class is to demonstrate ethical business practices within the bail bond business. Each individual’s ethics will vary depending on their upbringing and life experiences and they will apply it to what is being taught in this class.
Based on the individuals own morals, beliefs and life experiences they will choose to accept the ethical concept being demonstrated.
As a result, the purpose of this module is to create discussion of the class participants associated with the bail bond profession as to what is ethical.
If a scenario is something that an agent has experienced they will then gain knowledge as to whether or not it would be considered ethical or un-ethical to the majority of those in the profession.
This module will be updated according to situations that arise in the bail bond business so the class participant can decided if the situation violates the perceived ethics within the bail industry.
SYNOPSIS OF MODULE 2
THE BOND AS A CONTRACT
As a result of Colorado case law referencing the bond as a contract it is imperative that bail agents understand the concept and understand the parts of the contract.
It is important that the agents understand that the agent is not the only one bound by the contract.
This purpose of this module is to educate the agent on the parts of the contract, the entities involved and bound by the contract and the responsibilities of those bound by the contract.
The responsibilities of the entities bound by the contract are delineated by the bond contract and the Colorado Revised Statutes that reference bail.
It is important that the agents correlate the bond contract and the statutes.
This module will show how all interact.
SYNOPSIS OF MODULE 3
The reasons the agent believes release him/her from liability needs to be presented to the court in a format which requiring the minimum amount of time on the part of the reader (judge).
The purpose of this module is to present to the agent a method of writing a motion:
• How to determine if a motion is needed.
• To illustrate the reason for the motion;
• The supporting statute(s);
• Case laws and;
• Finally the argument.
This first day of class will cover the preparation of the motion in power-point format. The second day of class will the student teams presenting their motions to the court.
SYNOPSIS OF MODULE: 4
Since the bail bond business is so closely tied to the Colorado State Statutes it is impossible to have a continuing education course that does not relate to the statutes, even though some of them are part of the pre-appointment class requirement.
As a result, the purpose of this module is to insure that the Surety, Cash and Professional Cash Bail Agents are aware of ALL the current state statutes and how they affect the agent and the business operations of the agent.
This module will be updated according to the revised statutes on an annual basis.
The format of the class will be: (shown in this synopsis are the statutes having significant case law applying to the bail profession or statutes that have changed and this is the main focus of this module.)