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WHAT IS A BAIL BOND?

A bail bond is a monetary guarantee to the court that a defendant will appear each and every time the defendant I ordered to do so while the case is pending.

A state licensed bail bondsman, who is backed by an insurance company, guarantees to the court payment of the full amount of the bond if the defendant fails to appear for their scheduled court appearances.

WHAT IS THE COST OF A BAIL BOND?

In most states, including Arizona, the cost of a bail bond is 10% of the bail. Each state sets their own rates and those rates are non-negotiable. For example, if a bail is set at $25,000, then the premium charged is $2,500.

CAN I RECOVER THE 10% PREMIUM I PAY TO MY BONDSMAN?

Bail bond premiums are non-refundable, as they are used for the bail agency’s expenses. These fees are never refundable once a bond Is posted at a jail.

WHERE CAN A BAIL BOND BE POSTED?

A bail bond can be posted at most courts and jails. Jails are typically open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Most jails only close when completing shift changes a couple hours per day.

WHAT IS A BAIL BOND INDEMNITOR?

A bail bond indemnitor is the co-signer for the bail bond. The indemnitor is the person who typically provides the collateral and premium for the defendant.

WHAT IF I AM CALLING FROM OUT OF THE AREA OR FROM ANOTHER STATE?

If you are out of the area or live in another state and you have a friend or family member in custody, it is still possible to obtain a bail bond. The bail bond contract can be faxed to you and payment can be received by credit or debit card.

Call us 1-800-GET-BAIL, or 602-253-4800 to discuss your individual situation.

WHAT IS COLLATERAL?

Collateral is something of value that is used to secure a debt or ensure payment. Sometimes a bail bond company will receive collateral in order to ensure that the defendant appears in court. Most bail bond collateral is in the form of car titles, real estate, or cash. The collateral is returned upon the resolution of the case, and the release of the bail bond by a judge.

HOW DO I GET A BAIL BOND?

The easiest way to deal with a bail bond, is to use a business that specializes in bail bonds. We can help you get everything you need as well as help cover the bond amount if you are qualified. We have many years of experience and can help you in your situation! Call us today about your needs and we will let you know your options!

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET OUT OF JAIL AFTER POSTING BAIL?

After posting bail with Quick Bail, it usually only take a couple of hours for the person to be released from jail.

IF I CAN'T MAKE BAIL, HOW LONG DOES THE DEFENDANT STAY IN JAIL?

If bail cannot be made, the defendant will stay in jail until the trial has finished. This could be a few days or several weeks depending on what the judge ordered.

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