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Bail Bonds: FAQ


If you have found yourself in a situation where you need to post bail for a friend or loved one you more than likely have many questions, especially if this is the first time using a bail bond. A professional bail bond agency staffed by friendly agents should be happy to give you the answers you need to move forward with the bail process. The following are some of the more frequently asked questions regarding bail bonds, but don't hesitate to reach out to a local agency for additional bail bond answers.

What is a bail bond?

Basically, a bail bond is contract between the bail agency, the court system and the defendant and their cosigner that promises the defendant will appear in court. If they do not the co-signer may have to pay the full bail amount.

How much does it cost to post bail?

This will vary on a case by case basis, as the fees associated with issuing a bail bond is generally between 10% to 15% of the full bail amount.

What are my options when it comes to paying for a bail bond?

Many bail agencies offer flexible payment plans, including the use of collateral. Many places also take all major credit and debit cards, checks and cash.

What are my responsibilities as the co-signer of the bond?

If you are the co-signer on a bail bond it is your responsibility to ensure the defendant appears at each scheduled court date regarding their case. If they miss a court date a warrant will be issued for their arrest and you may be liable for paying their complete bail amount.

How long does it take for someone to be released from jail?

In many cases a person can be released from jail the day the bond process is started. However, depending on the circumstances of the case and the municipality's own rules it may take up to 48 hours.

Where can I go for bail bonds in Kelseyville and the surrounding area

When you need a bail bond in Kelseyville, Yuba City, Ukiah, Colusa and throughout Lake County, Mendocino County, Yuba County or elsewhere in the region or throughout California contact Rob Brown Bail Bonds. Our expert bail bond agents are standing by 24 hours a day to help you get your friend, relative or other loved one released from jail fast. We offer easy payment options and very discreet service. To begin the California bail bonds process give Rob Brown Bail Bonds a call at (707) 587-4563 today.

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Written By Brian Corey

Published By MORBiZ