Frequently Asked Questions From Our Clients in South Carolina
A bail bond is a contract between a person accused of a crime and a bail bondsman. After a person is arrested, a judge may set a bail amount. Bail is the amount of money that the court holds as a guarantee that the defendant will be present for all court appearances. Bail bondsman pay the entire amount of a person’s bail in return for a small fee.
Release times vary depending on which jail you’re being held at. This time could be anywhere from minutes to a half day.
Collateral is an item of value that can be used to back up your bond. In the event your bond isn’t paid, the collateral is held. Property is commonly accepted, but we may also accept cars, boats, jewelry and other valuables.
Collateral is typically returned within 15 business days after the premium is paid and the case is settled. A signed disposition is required.
If you miss your court date or have any problems, come to us immediately….we can help!