FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Turning yourself in is more favorable in the court’s eyes and saves you from the embarrassment and hassle of being arrested. One of our agents will meet you at the jail and take care of the bond paperwork so you will be in and out promptly.
Once the person has been booked in, there are a few options for their release; they may be released on a citation, they may be released on their Personal Recognizance (meaning their own promise to appear in court), they may post the total amount of bail in cash directly with the jail, or a person may be released on a bail bond.
1. Cash Only
2. Cash or Surety
3. 10% Bonds
4. PR Bonds
5. OR Bonds
6. Conditional Bonds
7. Property Bonds
Don’t be confused by the type of bail bond that is set by the court. We will verify everything to make sure that when we meet everything is in order.
A. A full time employee who receives a W-2.
B. Someone who is self employed with at least one year of tax returns.
C. A retiree with a consistent monthly income.
A. A Title
4. Recreational Vehicle
B. A Deed
1. Residential Dwelling
2. Vacant Land
3. Commercial Property
4. A Modular Home on Property
C. A Business
1. Contractual Agreement
2. Signed Purchased Agreement
3. Collateral Contingency Agreement
4. Lease Agreement
5. Quit Claim Deed (if located on deeded property)
Two situations can confuse people into thinking they can get the premium back. If you post the full amount in cash with the jail/court, the cash bail is returned to you by the court typically 6-8 weeks after the bond is exonerated minus any fines, fees or court costs. Sometimes the court personnel mistakenly assume that the bail bond company has taken cash for collateral and they tell people that their bond is exonerated and they can go get their money back from the bail bond company.
1. The charges are dropped
2. The case is dismissed
3. The defendant has been sentenced
4. The court revokes the bond
5. The defendant violates a conditional bond and is in custody
6. The defendant neither accepts or denies responsibility and court costs and fines are paid