- What is a bail bond?
- Where can a bail bond be posted?
- Where can I get a bail bond?
- What hours do bail agencies operate?
- What if I am calling from out of the area or another state?
- How much does a bail bond cost?
- Is the bail bond premium refundable?
- How long is a bail bond good for?
- Who is liable for the bail bond?
- What if I have additional questions?
A bail bond (surety bond) is a financial guarantee to the court that the defendant will appear in each and every court appearance as the court directs. Failure of the defendant to comply with the conditions of the court could result in warrants issued and bail bonds forfeited. (Back to top)
A bail bond can be posted at most courts and jails. Most jails accept bail bonds 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 of the year. (Back to top)
You can get a bail bond by calling our toll free number at1-888-695-8950. A licensed bail agent will confidentially discuss your individual situation and assist with all of your bail bond needs. (Back to top)
Because people are arrested both day and night, most bond agencies are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Please feel free to call us anytime at 1-888-695-8950. (Back to top)
If you are out of the area or live in another state and you have a friend or family member in custody, it is still possible to obtain a bail bond. The bail bond contract can be faxed to you and payment can be received by credit card or wire transfer. Call us at 1-888-695-8950 to discuss your individual situation. (Back to top)
Most bail bond premiums are ten percent of the full bail amount. For example, if the full bail amount is $10,000.00, the premium (fee) for the bail bond is $1,000.00. These fees are established by the surety companies and regulated by the Department of Insurance. (Back to top)
Once the bail bond is posted and accepted by a court or jail, liability is taken on the bail bond. At that point the bail bond premium is fully earned and is not refundable. (Back to top)
A bail bond is good for one year. If the case goes beyond the one year, the premium must be paid again in order to keep the bail bond current. (Back to top)
The indemnitor (co-signer) is financially liable for the bail bond. The indemnitor’s liability is limited to the full face value of the bail bond. (Back to top)
If you have additional questions not answered in this FAQ page or if you want to obtain a bail bond, please feel free to call or email us anytime. A qualified bail agent will be happy to answer all of your questions and assist with all of your bail bond needs. (Back to top)