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Cleveland Bail Bonds

815 Superior Ave Ste 610 Cleveland, OH 44114

Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Cleveland Bail Bonds, our goal is to help you get out of jail fast so that you can prepare for your case. We make the bail process as simple as possible and are always available to answer questions you may have. We’ve listed some commonly asked questions about bail bonds here, but please feel free to call to learn more.

Q: What is a bail bond?

A: A bail bond is a financial guarantee that someone who has been arrested will show up for their court appearances. When someone is arrested, they may be given the option to post bail in order to be released from jail while they await their trial. A bail bond is a contract between the defendant, a bail bond agent, and the court. The bail bond agent agrees to pay the full amount of the bail if the defendant fails to show up for court.

Q: How much does a bail bond cost?

A: The cost of a bail bond is typically 10% of the total bail amount set by the court. For example, if the court sets bail at $10,000, the cost of a bail bond would be $1,000. In some cases, collateral may be required to secure the bond.

Q: What happens if the defendant fails to show up for court?

A: If the defendant fails to show up for court, the bail bond agent may hire a bounty hunter to locate and return the defendant to custody. The bail bond agent may also be required to pay the full amount of the bail to the court.

Q: What happens if the defendant is found guilty?

A: If the defendant is found guilty, the bail money will be returned to the bail bond agent, minus any fees or expenses. The defendant will not receive any of the bail money back.

Q: How long does the bail bond process take?

A: The bail bond process can usually be completed within a few hours, depending on the circumstances of the case. The bail bond agent will need to gather information about the defendant, including their name, date of birth, and the charges they are facing. The agent will then work with the court to post bail and secure the defendant’s release.

Q: Do you offer payment plans?

A: Yes, we offer flexible payment plans to help make the cost of a bail bond more manageable. Our agents will work with you to create a payment plan that fits your budget.

Q: What if I have more questions about the bail bond process?

A: Our experienced agents are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about the bail bond process. Don’t hesitate to give us a call or stop by our office. We’re here to help.