All you need to know about the bail bonds process.
We’re all familiar with the term “bail,” and have either seen or read about various crimes where the culprit is released from jail via bail, or is arrested with a posted bond amount (which, depending on the nature of the crime, can be quite hefty). But what exactly is bail, and why are most defendants better off utilizing a bond? There are a plethora of reasons why, and many of them have to do with ensuring they keep their jobs, kids, homes, and loved ones.
WHAT EXACTLY IS A BOND??
A bond is usually set at 10% of the total bail, which means if someone’s bail has been set at $20,000, the amount of $2,000 will be needed to purchase a bond. If someone you know has been detained for a crime and you would like to post their bail, you will be their representative. We will ask you some basic questions (info about the defendant, where they live, the nature of their crime), and after which, a customized contract will be prepared for you to fill out. Once the necessary paperwork has been
ABC BAIL BONDS
ABC Bail Bonds is one of Houston’s oldest, most established big bond specialists, founded in 1950; not only have we helped make hundreds of thousands of lives easier, we have been the loyal bondsmen for multiple generations within families who have trusted us throughout the years with their grandparents, parents, kids, and we will continue to be the trusted source for future generations to come. If you have any further questions about how bail works and what your responsibilities are, please give us a call. We are here to inform, and help you through the process of getting your loved one out of jail as soon as possible–without a minute to waste.
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If you or your someone you know requires an experienced, friendly, fast, reliable, full-service, bail bonding company, call ABC Bail Bonds at (713) 222-6222 or send us a quick message below