Short video clip explaing the role of a Bail Bondsman and how bonds work.
Where is the person in custody? (Make sure that you ask the person in custody where they are located including the city, state, and the name of jail).
How much is the bail? The bail agent will get this information when they contact the jail if you do not have it. With the bail amount, the bail bondsman can tell you the amount it will cost to post a bond and requirements to get the person out of jail.
There are four ways in which a person may be released from custody.
You do not get back the premium that you paid to the bail agent. This fee is what allowed the defendant to get out of jail and is fully earned once the defendant is out of custody.
There are remedies that can be done here as well, contact the bondsmen as soon as possible so that they can discuss your option in full detail with you.
Some example of collateral include: