HUNTINGTON BEACH BAIL BONDS FAQs
ANSWERS BY BAIL BONDS HUNTINGTON BEACH
What is a bail bond exactly?
A bail bond is also known as a surety bond because it is given by a bail bonds agent that is backed by a surety company. This contract states that the bail agent will post the bail on behalf of the defendant as long as he or she promises to show up to court.
What counts as a misdemeanor?
A misdemeanor is defined as an offense that is measured with a degree of seriousness that is less than that of a felony. These are usually just minor crimes that will come with a lesser punishment.
What counts as a felony?
A felony is defined as an offense that is measured with a high degree of seriousness. These crimes are major and threaten the safety of the defendant and those around him or her. These crimes come with at least one year in jail and a fine of some sort.
What do I need to qualify for a bail bond?
In order to qualify for a bail bond, you will need to just fill out an application and have some form of identification.
How can I pay for a bail bond?
We accept all major credit cards, cash money, or a check. We do also offer the option of a payment plan, but that may require some form of collateral.
How do I set up a payment plan?
In order to set up a payment plan, you will have to contact one of our agents so that he or she could meet with you in order to come up with a payment that fits your budget.
How do I pick an agency?
When picking a bail bonds agency, you must see if they are trustworthy and will make sure that the bond is done as quickly as possible. Our agency will make sure that your loved one is out of jail as soon as possible and we will not rest until the defendant has been released from jail.
Do you charge interest for financing a bond?
NO, we do not charge any interest on any bond.
Where could I get a cheaper bail bond?
According to the law in the state of California, no bail bond agency could charge anything but 10% of the original bail amount for a bail bond.
What do I do if I missed my court date?
If for some reason, you miss your court date, then it is very important that you contact your bail bondsman immediately. He or she will give you a form that you will turn into the court so that they could reschedule your court date.