Arrangements are made though a Bail Bonds company for the release of an inmate. A relative or a family friend contacts the bail agent, before the defendant is released, to arrange for the posting of a bail. The bail agent gets a percentage of the amount decided by the judge for that particular defendant. By signing the agreement with the bail agent regarding posting the bail, the defendant or the co-signer, who might be a relative or a family friend, must provide a guarantee that the bail amount will definitely be paid in full if the defendant fails to appear at the summons. With payment and a cosigner that meets our qualifications, the bond is then posted, and the defendant is released.
There are two things that a cosigner needs to bail someone out of jail:
A cosigner must also be a U.S. citizen and must be 21 or older.Toggle content goes here, click edit button to change this text.
Arrangements take an average of 15-30 minutes, depending on the case.
Cash, Credit or Debit Card, Money Order, Western Union.
It depends on the jail. Most inmates take two (4) to six (6) hours from the time arrangements are made with the bonding company.
A cosigner, someone willing to sign for the defendant, is responsible for the following three things:
The responsibilities of a defendant are the following: