Types of Bonds

8th amendmentPeople get accused and arrested for all kinds of crimes; we see it all.  The most common charges we see are DWI/DUI, drug possession, trespassing, domestic abuse, violations of no contact orders, parole violations and revocations, burglary, shoplifting and theft.  One other common bond we provide is for multiple speeding ticket that result from a “Failure to Appear” and “Failure to Pay” which are considered criminal offenses by the court.  We write bonds for misdemeanors, felonies as well as federal bonds.

We provide advice about all kinds of bonds and also have a notary service at every location available during the day. 

At Doc’s our philosophy of “treating others like we wanted to be treated” helps make things happen for people.  We were and still are super conscientious, and clients remember that, not just for themselves but also for their friends and family in need. Regardless of the charges you are facing, we can help you navigate the legal system and help protect your rights, such as your right to fair bail which is granted to you by the 8th Amendment of the Constitution. 

If you or your loved one has been put in jail, turn to Doc’s Bail Bonds for fast and professional bail bonds services. Our experienced bondsman will work with you personally to help you get out of jail as quickly and as conveniently as possible.

We take pride in our reputable and professional bondsman services that have been around for 20 years. We have nationwide access to bail information while securing the confidentiality and privacy of our clients. Our goal is to help you get bailed out of jail as quickly as possible. We are available for contact 24/7/365. If you are in trouble with the law, we can help by providing the following:

  • Misdemeanor Bonds
  • Felony Bonds
  • Federal Bonds
  • Photo ID’s and Notary Services
  • Bail Bondsmen
  • “Failure to Appear” Specialist

Our bondsmen are professional, courteous and caring. We pride ourselves on fast, efficient and thorough service, no matter who you are or what your legal needs are. We will walk you through all the important details and answer any questions you may have about this often overwhelming process. Call us today to put your mind at ease and get you or your loved one the help you need.

WHAT TYPES OF BONDS DOES THE COURT ACCEPT?

Concept For Corruption, Bankruptcy Court, Bail, Crime, Bribing, Fraud, Auction Bidding. Judges or Auctioneer Gavel, Soundboard And Bundle Of Dollar Cash On The Rough Wooden Textured Table Background.When it comes to paying bail, just remember that you have options. Bail is decided during a bail hearing. If the court does not fear that the defendant is a flight risk and is not a danger to the community, they will post a bail determined by the seriousness of the crime. After the bail amount has been decided, you need to figure out how to pay for it.

There are 3 types of bail that the court will generally accept: cash bail, property bail, and surety bonds.

Cash Bail

Cash bail is the simplest way of paying for bail, however, it is not the most affordable. This is just where you pay the entire bail amount with cash that you have in savings. With this type of payment, you do not need to involve a bail bondsman. As mentioned before, this is not the most affordable way of paying bail. If you do not have the full amount of the bail in savings, it will not be possible for you to use this type of payment. You will need to look at other options in order to pay for the bail.

Property Bail

This is a type of bail bond that can be done through a bail bondsman. You use this type of bond if you do not have cash on hand, but you do have equity held in a home, car, or other property. You can use this property as collateral. A lien will be placed on your home or other property that is being used as collateral. If the defendant does not arrive on his or her court date, the property will then need to be collected by the bail bondsman.

Surety Bonds

This is one of the most common types of bail bonds that bail bondsmen handle. For a surety bond, you only need to pay a percentage of the bond and some fees that need to be taken care of. Then, you will sign a pledge stating that the rest of the bond will be paid if the defendant does not appear in court. Depending on the defendant’s criminal record, this can easily be done through a bail bond agency.

No matter which option of payment you choose, just remember that when you pay for someone else’s bail, it is part of your responsibility to make sure that they arrive in court at the time of their trial. If they do not arrive, then you will be required to pay the entire bail, and you will not be able to receive back any of the payments made to the court. If you did pay for the bail with cash, you will lose the entire payment.

What Kind of Charges Do We Bond On?

DUI Bail Bonds

DUI stands for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The amount of the bail bond can be determined immediately or after a bail hearing, based on the person’s driving history, the severity of the DUI offense, etc.

Drug Charges Bail Bonds

If a person is caught in possession of drugs, the amount of the bail bond is determined based on the legality of the substance, the amount in the person’s possession, previous drugs-related records (if any), etc.

Domestic Battery Bail Bonds

If a person is reported for any violence against a family member, the bail bond is set only after a mandatory court appearance. The decision is based on the suspect’s previous charges (domestic or otherwise) as well as the safety of the current and potential victims.

Traffic Violation Bail Bonds

Traffic violations can include anything from speeding to a hit-and-run. The bail bond can be determined immediately or after a mandatory bail hearing, depending on the severity of the offense, the suspect’s driving history, etc.

Misdemeanor Bail Bonds

A misdemeanor is a medium offense on the crime scale. The amount of the bail bond is determined based on the person’s previous history, the severity of the crime, etc.

Immigration Bail Bonds

If a person is detained for reasons relating to immigration, such as illegal entry into the country, the bail bond is set based on their immigration status, employment, criminal history, and ties to family living in the United States.

Sex Crimes Bail Bonds

If a person is reported for any type of sexual assault, the bail bond amount is set only after a mandatory court appearance. The decision is based on the suspect’s previous charges, violence history (if any), the state of their mental health, etc.

Felony Bail Bonds

A felony is the most severe offense on the crime scale. The bail bond amount, therefore, tends to be higher than for other types of offenses and will set based on the person’s previous history, the severity of the crime, etc.

Theft Bail Bonds

If a person is arrested due to an unauthorized possession of someone else’s property, the amount of the bail bond will be determined based on the value of the stolen item(s) and whether the theft is classified as a misdemeanor or a felony.