An important keystone of the legal system in the United States, the ability to post bail allows people accused of a crime the opportunity to resume their life beyond the jail cell while evidence is being gathered for their trial. If accused of a crime, it may be in your best interest to contact bail bond companies in order to get financial assistance with posting bail. Understanding how to utilize bail bond companies can allow you to determine if they’re the right option for you.
Many people when accused of a crime do not have the finances readily available to post bail on their own. A bail bond company can work with you to allow you to opportunity to post bail while charging between 10 and 15 percent of the total bail cost. Most companies are available to call 24 hours a day.
After paying the bail bond company, they will then ask for some form of collateral. This can be a car, home, or any other high-value asset. It’s important to remember to return to court on your assigned date to avoid any further legal or financial repercussions.
For additional information on how to utilize bail bond companies, please review the attached video.