A Professional Bail Bonds Agency
Tonya & Greg, Owners-Bondsmen
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Professionalism

from an Alameda Bail Bonds Company

Clients repeatedly compliment us on our professionalism, which is unexpect from a bail bondsman. Our extra customer service focus helps the defendant and family endure an already challenging situation. All of our bondsmen are licensed, expertly trained and highly professional.

FAQs

Cost of an Alameda Bail Bond

FAQ: How much does a bail bond cost? The amount of the bond varies from case to case. In Alameda County and throughout California, the cost of a bail bond is 10% of the defendant’s set bail. That means that, if the bail is $10,000, then you will pay a bondsman $1,000. Generally, the bail…Read more…

When to Use a Bail Bondsman

FAQ: Do I need to use a bondsman? If you can afford to pay the entire bail amount yourself, then you do not need to use a bail bondsman. You can go to the jail or courthouse and post the bond for the defendant. This typically must be paid with cash or cashier’s check but…Read more…

Bail Defined

FAQ: What is Bail? Bail is the cash or bond given as security so that a defendant may be released from jail for the duration of the court case. This is a “surety”, meaning guarantee, that the defendant will be sure to return to court as required after their release. The comparison would be a…Read more…

Bondsman Fee

FAQ: Will I get my bail money back? If you post the entire bail amount directly to the court or jail, then once the case is resolved you will get that money back, less any fees. However, the fee paid to an Alameda bail bondsman is not returned. This fee is paid in exchange for…Read more…

Failure to Appear in Court

FAQ: What happens if the defendant does not return to court? If the defendant misses court, this is known as “failure to appear”. The legal system terms this “FTA”. Failure to appear may or may not be a significant big picture problem. A simple situation would be illness, car problems or just forgetting about going…Read more…

How Bail is Determined

FAQ: How is bail set? In Alameda County and throughout California, each county has its own “bail schedule,” which is determined by judges on an annual basis. The main consideration is public safety. The judge will consider if the defendant is a danger to others. Defendants considered a flight risk will be set a higher…Read more…