The term surety bonds is interchangeable with the term bail bonds. This page will help you understand our mission and what it is we’re trying to do here in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area.
Our Professional Texas Bail Bond Agents
Nobody wants to go to jail, but it’s a fairly frequent occurrence, and one for which you may need the services of a professional bail bonds company located right here in Texas. You or someone you love could be arrested for any infraction of the law. Sometimes, due to the nature of the crime, law enforcement officials have no choice but to perform an arrest. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or even you yourself, when you’re confronted with an unexpected arrest, your first concern is probably going to be getting out of jail as soon as possible. This is where we can help.
An arraignment is scheduled shortly after the arrest. At the arraignment, a county judge will review the reasons for arrest and determine an amount needed for release of the arrested person, called the “defendant”. This amount is called bail, and it can range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Most people don’t have large amounts of cash available but can get help from us.
Counties in Texas Serviced: Collin, Rockwall, Tarrant, Denton, and Dallas.
Paying bail quickly means the defendant is free to resume their normal activities until they are scheduled to return to court for sentencing. We can post most bail bonds within minutes. Once a person is out of jail, they’re free to go about their business until the scheduled court date comes around.
Posting a bail bond involves a contractual undertaking guaranteed by a bail agency, surety and the cosigner (usually a relative or close friend). The bail bond is a financial guarantee to the court that the defendant will appear in court each and every time the court orders.
For this service, the bail agent charges a premium for the service of 10%-20% of the bond amount. The current Denton County bondsman promotion in effect right now is 10% with a qualified cosigner! In addition, the bail agency may require physical collateral, the signing of a bail bond agreement (contract) , or both, depending on the individual circumstances. Often times a defendant can be bailed out of jail with only the signature of a responsible cosigner.
After an agreement is reached between the bail agent and the cosigner and all fees are paid, the bail agent physically posts a bail bond for the full bail amount with the jail or court. The defendant is released on bail and given a date and location to appear in court. We are here to guide you throughout this process.
If the defendant fails to appear in court, the cosigner is responsible for paying the full amount of the bail. If the defendant is located and arrested by the bail bondsman the cosigner is responsible for all expenses incurred by the bail agent while looking for the defendant.
Note: It is very important the cosigner feels confident the defendant will appear in all of his/her court appearances or posting a bail bond is not recommended. Sure, we love to help people and make a profit along the way, but writing a surety bond for a high-risk individual is not in either of our interests.