If someone you care for has been arrested and booked at the Santa Rita Jail you may be wondering if you need to hire a bondsman in Berkeley. In most cases, you’ll want to move forward with that process as quickly as possible.
Most felony and misdemeanor crimes will require a defendant to post bail bonds if they want to be released from custody before they go to court. There are, however a small list of crimes in which a defendant will be eligible for a release on their own recognizance. If you have questions about whether bail bonds will be needed a bondsman can help you determine how to proceed. If your loved one does need to post jail bonds the person you’re speaking with can help walk you through the application process very fast.
For more information on how bail works, the fee you’ll need to pay to a bondman and what you’ll need to do to get your loved one out of jail fast, call our office today for a free consultation.