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No. A bondsman can, however, refer your account to collections, report the delinquency to the credit bureaus, and can file a claim against you in small claims court. If they get a judgment in court, they may be able to garnish your wages. It is recommended that you contact the bondsman and explain to him the reason for the missed payments. He may be willing to work with you, depending on the circumstances. Here is a link to California's Bail Laws. I hope this helps.
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