CHOOSING A BAIL BONDSMAN
That first call you receive when a loved one has been arrested can surely send you into an anxious state of mind where fear and confusion exist. It is important to stay calm and to keep in mind that there is an agency that can assist you. By contacting a professional bail bondsman, you will find the help you need in accessing the situation and getting the process of posting bond underway. Understanding the process and what steps can be taken to assist your loved one is vital.
What to Look for in a Bail Bondsman
Finding a professional and reliable bond agent is of prime importance. One that is competent in the process, but also in how they treat their clients that makes a difference.
Look for a licensed bail bondsman. Each state requires a license to operate. Finding a bondsman that is experienced, who understands the court system and how the county jail operates, will benefit you in the long run.
Make sure that they provide 24/7, round-the-clock availability, accepting incoming calls any time during the day or night.
Choose a bail bondsman that is fast and reliable. A typical release is between two and twelve hours of arrest and the prompt action of the bail bondsman is pertinent in getting the inmate released in a timely manner.
Make sure that they can work with you either in person, over the phone, or electronically and that they accept all forms of payment, working with individuals on payment plans or collateral for the monetary expense.
Check out the company’s reviews. It is important to know how others have experienced this situation using a particular bondsman. This information can be found on review sites and social media sites and accessed to determine a positive or negative experience of others in the same situation.
If you or a loved one has been arrested, contact our office for professional and reliable assistance 24/7. We are here when you need a helping hand.