How to post bail with a bail bond

How to post bail with a bail bondIf you just found out that a loved one has been arrested it is likely that you will want to do everything possible to get them out of jail as quickly as possible. Your quickest solution would be to use a bail bond. This affordable, fast option is a definite way to get your loved one released from their cell and back to their day to day life as they await their day in court. Here is how to post bail with a bail bond.

Get info from the defendant

It's likely the defendant has called out to you for help. During a phone call be sure to get the name of the jail they are at, their booking number, the charges they are facing and if you don't already know, their full legal name and date of birth.

Contact a bail bond agency you can trust

Once you have this information contact a professional bail bond agency. To ensure that an agency is properly qualified to conduct business make sure they are licensed and insured, offer the lowest possible rates and can offer a bail bond payment plan that suits your wallet.

Pay the bail bond fee

After you have located a bail bond agent they will provide you with the cost of the bail bond, which is generally 10 percent of the full bail amount. This one time fees allows them to post the bond to get your friend or relative one released.

Pick up the defendant from the jail

After the fee is paid the bail bond agent will post the bond and the defendant will be released in a short amount of time, usually within an hour, but it can be a few or more depending on the jail capacity.

Get them to court

After they are released it is important that you make sure they appear at each one of their upcoming court dates. Should they miss one a warrant will be issued for their arrest and the'll be returned to jail, likely without the possibility of being released on bail again.

If you need a bail bond in Detroit or anywhere in Michigan reach out to the friendly team at AAA Bail Bond Agency of Michigan. We offer fast and affordable bail bonds throughout the state. To learn more about our services or to request a Michigan bail bond give us a call at the location nearest you.

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