In the United States today, individuals who have been arrested for what is known as a ‘bailable offense” are given two different options when they are arrested. If you have found yourself in this situation; your first option will be to stay in jail until your scheduled court hearing. However, if you want to forfeit your right to see a judge within 72 hours of the arrest and want to be out of jail and in the comfort of your own home until your scheduled court date; then you can choose the “bail out” option and pay the requested amount of money or bail that has been set.
There are many people who will try to go with the ‘bail out’ option and if you are considering posting bail; there are a few ways that this can be done. In most situations, the defendant or someone else such as a bail bond agent will pay the entire bail amount. Then, once you have appeared in all of your scheduled court matters relating to your arrest, the money will be returned to whoever posted the bail. For many people, the challenge with posting this bail comes with getting the initial funds for the bail amount. For those who are unable to pay the item in full; they can cal la professional bail bond agent.
The Bail Bond in Bartow County GA company will then typically ask for some type of collateral in exchange for the bail amount. This money will be held until the defendant has showed up to all of their required appearances with the court and the money has been returned to the bail bond company. Depending on the individual situation and the bail bond company, collateral can in the form of real estate, cars or any other valuable. By providing this collateral in exchange for the bail amount; there are many people who are able to get the money they need to get out of jail until their court hearing.
If you are looking for help with posting your bail, and are considering a bail bond company then there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind; mainly that not all bail bond companies are the same. Make sure that you take the time to research the bail bond company that you are turning to and that these professional will offer you dedicated, professional and timely services. You should also make sure that your bail bond company will be around 24/7 to provide you with the care that you are looking for.
At Alcorn, Sage, Schwartz & Magrath LLP you can get the quality, assistance that you need to get our of jail and on with your life as you plan for your upcoming court dates.