Bail Bondsmen in Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, and Yorktown Virginia
Getting arrested is not only embarrassing, it can damage your career, relationships and your overall lifestyle. If you are arrested, the moment the handcuffs go snap around your wrists, the instant you begin to think, “How am I going to get myself out of this mess?” If you are one of the thousands of people who gets arrested on a daily basis, your best bet for freedom is to hire a bail bondsman or agent and post bail immediately.
What are Bail Bonds and how are they used?
After being arrested as a suspect for breaking the law, you, the accused is taken to jail where you are held for a time until your scheduled day in court. However, to avoid sitting in a jail cell for an extended period, you can post bail (cash or its equivalent submitted to the court as a surety, that once released from jail, the accused person will return for his or her day in court). Once bail is posted, you are expected to keep your court date and remain an upstanding citizen in order for the bond paid to be returned.
Who is a bail bondsman and why do I need one?
A bail bondsman or agent is a person or company acting as a guarantor. The bail bondsman is the person who pledges the amount of money or property needed for your bail. If you are arrested and is unable to post bail, hiring the services of a bail bondsman is normally your only way out. By hiring the services of a bail bondsman, you are submitting to pay at least 10% of the total bail, while the bondsman pays to the court the full 100% of the amount charged.
Posting bail is your constitutional right; therefore, hiring the services of a bail bondsman is a way to exercise this right and keep your freedom until your assigned court date. Getting bail and the amount requested for bail is determined by various factors such as:
Past criminal record, if you have one
Family and community ties and
Work history and current job
How soon after being arrested can I get a bail bonds?
If you live in the Chesterfield or Riverside area, our bail bonds service is available 24 hours, seven days a week and we serve many jails within the area. Once you have decided to enlist our service or any other bail bonds service within the area, the speed at which your bond is issued is based on various factors. These factors include:
Whether or not bail has already been set by the presiding judge
Is the jail busy?
Does the jail have a predetermined time for people to be released?
However, once you decide to use the services of (apply company name here), we will be by your side helping you with the process every step of the way; ensuring that your bail is processed and you are released within an appropriate time frame.
What is expected once you are out on bail?
Once you are released on bail, you are expected to maintain an appropriate and acceptable behavior. You should keep going to work as usual and perform all your normal activities, except the one that got you into trouble in the first place. Make sure you attend all your court dates and check in with your assigned bondsman on a weekly basis because the judge honors letters of recommendations from us on your behalf.