Once someone got arrested and gone through the process of booking then they are allowed to make a phone call. This house call can be made to anyone in your family or friend. Next, you can call professional bail bondsman to arrange for your bail. You might feel surprised to know that in some cases a bail bonds company might decline a case. It can be due to so many factors with prime being the amount of the bond or type of bond required in your case. All this makes it more important to hire a company that assists you efficiently and professionally to get a secure release from jail with a bail bond.
Whenever any defendant contacts a bail bondsman, then he requires details on legal name, social security number, age, who made the arrest, where and why. If you can provide with the booking number and the bail amount then it makes the process of bail fast as all this information makes it easy to get quick bail.
Although, most of the bail bond company do all types of bonds but others provide one or two types of bonds. The provision of bond depends on the experience of the company or the bondsman and the relationship with the underwriter. The different types of bond can be cash bail bonds, immigration bail bonds, property bail bonds or bail bonds at federal or state level.
The objective of all types of bond is to take guarantee to the court that the suspect will appear on the future trail dates as required. Before signing the contract, the bail bondsman ensure that the co-signer understands the commitment on which they agree and a professional bail bondsman never signs a contract until another party understands all the terms.Further,the bondsman need surety that co-signer will be responsible in case of non-appearance in court for the payment of entire bail amount.
In case the bail amount is very high then need for collateral arises. A small bail amount can be paid by the bondsman by just a signature of a co-signer or the suspect but in case of higher amounts, the use of a property or collateral will be needed. After signing the bail bond, the bondsman will post the bond to get secure release of the suspect from the jail.
After completion of all the formalities, the suspect needs to appear in court at the scheduled date and time. If they do not then the co-signer will be responsible to pay the entire bail amount. In case the suspect can be retrieved within a certain time then the co-signer will be responsible to pay only for the extra expenses incurred to find out the suspect. The time limit to find out the suspect is decided by the state and federal statutes. If the suspect finds to be guilty then most likely needs to return to jail without any option to use bail bond.