Bail Bondsman In Raleigh FAQ

How does the bail bonds process in Raleigh work?

In the unfortunate event you or someone close to you is arrested, the judge will set a bail on jail custody. When you pay for the Bail Bondsman In Raleigh, you pay a premium of the bail and are released from jail custody. The premium is usually a fraction of about 10% of the bail. So if the magistrate sets bail at 10,000.00. You pay 1,000.00 for the bail bond. Bail Bonds in Raleigh then guarantees the court that you will follow all bail conditions and show at all court proceedings.

What if I can’t afford the bail bond?

Usually, a co-signer will help pay with collateral. He or she is known as the indemnitor.

What is an indemnitor and what is collateral?

The indemnitor cosigns on the bail bond. Collateral can be defined as cash, credit or real property, such as houses or automobiles.

What happens to collateral?

If all goes well with the court case—there is no negligence or the accused does not flee—the collateral is safe, secure, and returned to you or the indemnitor.

What is a cash bond?

A cash bond—as opposed to what Bail Bonds in Raleigh works with—is when the sum total of the bail is paid with cash. The cash is then returned upon court conclusion. Bail Bonds in Raleigh deals with surety bonds, which are premiums of the bail (as explained above).

What are bail conditions?

Once you pay the bail bond, you must follow the stipulations or orders of the judge. These are bail conditions. They may include: continued employment and regular check-ins with your bail bonds agent. The number one bail condition is to show to all court proceedings.

What if I don’t follow bail conditions or show to court?

You are considered a fugitive and a bounty hunter has the right to track you down if you flee jurisdiction. The bounty hunter will then bring you back to the court’s jurisdiction. You will be placed in jail custody without bail. Also you and your indemnitor will lose all collateral. This rarely happens with Bail Bonds in Raleigh.