Frequently Asked Questions: The Bail Bond Process

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Frequently Asked Questions: The Bail Bond ProcessYou should never be afraid to ask questions, especially when they pertain to something as important as posting bail. Utilizing bail bonds isn't something people do in their day to day lives, so it's normal to have questions. The following are some of the more common questions that people ask, should you have others, don't hesitate to reach out to a professional bail bond agency.

What is bail?

Bail is a right afforded to all citizens of the US that allows them to be freed from jail pending their upcoming court date. Generally, they must provide insurance in the form of dollars, that they will show up to be released from jail.

How to I post bail?

There are two common ways to post bail. The first is to put up the full bail amount, which can be in the tens of thousands of dollars or more, which you would get back once the trial is over. The second is to use a bail bond, which costs only a small flat fee of a small percent of the full bail.

How much does a bail bond cost?

In most cases a bail bond will cost approximately 10 percent of the full bail amount. This means if the full bail amount is $10,000 the cost of the bail bond will be a one time, nonrefundable fee of $1,000.

How long will it take to post bail?

Once the bond premium is paid the agent will immediately post the bond. It generally takes between two and 12 hours for a defendant to be released based on the jail location and capacity.

Can I post bail day or night?

As long as you are using a bail bond agency that offers 24/7 bail bonds you should have no issue getting a bail bond late at night.

Who should I call for a bail bond in Rancho Cucamonga

When you need a bail bond in Rancho Cucamonga trust the team at Arrow Bail Bonds. Our team is available 24 hours a day to assist with your bail bond needs or to answer any questions. Give us a call at (909) 891-0578 to request more information about bail bonds in Southern California.