How Bail Bonds Work
When a person is charged with a crime they have the option of posting bail. The bond amount is set by the Court according to the charges. The cost of the bond is 10% of the total bond amount. The Bonding Company will require some form of guarantee, or collateral to assure the client's appearance in Court.
The collateral requirements will vary according to the charges, and individual circumstances. Once the client complies with all the conditions of the bail contract, the bond is discharged and all collateral is returned to the depositor.
The Bonding Process
In Hillsborough County all new inmates are booked and processed at the Hillsborough County Jail. This jail is commonly known as Orient Rd Jail. Once the person is booked and indentified we are able to post the bond. When the Bail Bond is posted the defendant will be released within 4 to 8 hours.
The defendant is required to attend all hearings as ordered by the Court until the case is closed. If there are multiple cases, which happens frequently, each case number might have separate dates. It is the defendant's responsibility to be aware of any scheduled court appearances, and to notify the Clerk of the Courts of any address changes.
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