Bail Bonds Columbus Ohio

Contracts that licensed bondsmen ensure backed by an insurance company are called bail bonds or surety bonds.

The bondsman ensures the court of the full payment for the bond amount in the event the defendant is absent from court.

 

FORMS OF PAYMENT FOR BAIL BONDS

To post a bond to release a person from jail, the bond company will typically require payment first.

There are many bail agencies that offer bonds with no collateral and there are several payment options you can take to pay for the bond.

 

WHAT IS THE PROCESS AFTER A PERSON IS ARRESTED

Individuals who are arrested for a crime are taken to police stations for booking and processing.

Processing and booking involves pictures, fingerprinting, and national database searches.

 

WHAT IS THE BAIL BOND AMOUNT

A bail bond is 10% the total bail amount as mandated by the Ohio Department of Insurance and is not up for negotiation.

Depending on the case charged, state fees can range from $50 to $100.

 

ARE THERE BONDS THAT ARE MORE AFFORDABLE

In Ohio, it the bond agent offers bail below 10% then they are acting illegally.

 

HOW DO I BAIL A PERSON OUT OF JAIL

Usually, bail bond companies can be contacted through phone to begin the process for bail.

During the call, the bond company will ask about your situation to see the risks involved in approving you for a bond.

After the bond’s approval, the person must then sign documents like an application, receipt, and indemnity agreement.

The bond agent will post the bail bond to the jail after the paperwork and payment is finalized.

 

DO I HAVE TO HIRE A BOND AGENT

The bail schedule or bail order can be posted by the defendant or someone on their behalf in most states.

ash is accepted for bail but you can also pay through check or money order as long as you prove their validity to the court.

 

WHAT IS THE DURATION OF A BAIL BOND AND ARE THEY REFUNDABLE

The surety will be released once the bail has done its purpose.

The release of surety happens after the case has ended or the defendant is returned to jail.

As long as there aren’t any obligations owed, the collateral will be returned after the duration of the case.

 

HOW DO WE KNOW A BAIL BOND COMPANY IS TRUSTWORTHY

You can be sure of our trustworthiness by checking our bond license status with the Ohio Department of Insurance.