Here you will find all the general information we can provide about bail and bail bonds. Ever situation is different and every case is unique – to find out what we can do for you please get in touch with us.
What is bail?
When a person is arrested and in police custody, a court may rule that they can be released from custody upon payment of a specific amount of money. This is commonly referred to as bail. A bail bond is in effect until the case is resolved. The right of the defendant to be released through bail is protected by the U.S. Constitution, and in most situations an application for bail is successful.
What is a bail bond?
If someone is not able to pay the entire amount of bail, then they should seek the help of a bail agent. The agent will guarantee the entire amount of a person’s bail in return for a fee. This fee is known as a bail bond.
What do I need to know when calling a bail agent?
A bail bondsman will need to know:
- Defendant’s Name and date of birth
- Name of Jail
- City and State Where Jail is Located
- Booking Number (Available Through the Jail)
- Bail Conditions
Why should I work with a bail bonds agent?
Most people do not have the amount of money necessary to post bail for their friend or family member. A bail bondsmen makes it possible to post bail and regain your freedom for a fraction of the total cost. Although we’re not lawyers, bail bonds agents have extensive experience with the courts and can provide advice and guidance to help you navigate the complex legal system. We can refer you to a trusted attorney or to other professionals who can help with your case. We can help you with court dates so you can meet all legal obligations and be well prepared to defend yourself.