Understanding the bail process is not always easy. Bailout Bail Bonds is here to answer all of your bail questions. If you do not find the answer to your question below, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The process of bail is regulated by the State of South Carolina. A Judge within the county of arrest sets the bail amount.
You must meet the following criteria:
Must be 18 years of age or older
It will take about ten minutes.
We accept Cash, Money Orders, and all major Credit Cards.
Collateral is something ov value used to financially secure a bail bond. Some examples of collateral include cash, credit/debit cards, houses, cars, boats, etc.
It depends on the jail and the county the defendant was arrested in. Most facilities range between thirty minutes to four hours.
A co-signer (as known as indemintor), someone willing to sign for the defendant, is responsible for the following:
To make sure the defendant makes their first and all subsequent court appearances.
To make sure the defendant notifies Bailout Bail Bonds of any change in address or employment.
To make sure the defendant follows the Bail Bond conditions provided within the Indemnity Agreement.
To make sure the defendant does not leave the county or state.
To make sure the premium is paid (if applicable).
The defendant is responsible for the following:
Upon being released, the defendant will need to immediately make an appointment and report to our local office to complete the necessary paperwork.
The defendant MUST notify Bailout Bail Bonds of any change in address or employment.
The defendant MUST follow the Bail Bond conditions provided within the Indeminty Agreement.
The defendant MUST make their first and subsequent court appearances.
No. Bail bond money is a non-refundable premium once the bond has been posted. However, if we are unable to the post bond under certain circumstances, we will issue a refund.
The defendant can go back to work, school, home, family, and continue with usual daily life.
Permits the unhampered preparation of a defense.
Serves to prevent the infliction of punishment prior to conviction.
Yes. However, if there is any type of refund it will be given back to the co-signer.
No, but the defendant MUST make an appointment and report to our local office after being releasesd.
Once the trial is over you are no longer obligated to the bond. It does not matter whether the defendant was found innocent or guilty.