FAQ

What is a bond?
What bonds are available?
How to use a Bondsperson?
What's the bond procedure?
How does posting bail work?

What is a bond?

A bond assures the court that a person, or company involved in a situation will complete 
their task.


Surety bonds can be posted through a Commercial Bail Bond Company or a Property Bail Bond Company such as Banks Bail Bonds. These types of bonds typically involve a contract that contains stipulations for release of the client. Banks Bail Bonds offers several different programs that will help ensure that you or your loved ones are able to obtain release.

What bonds are available?

Cash/Surety BondsChild Support Bonds 
 

Construction BondsFederal Bonds

Immigration BondsProbate Bonds

How to use a Bondsperson?

 

Call Banks Bail Bonds at (866)740-BOND or (810)987-7909 or (313)962-2935
1) Find out if Defendant has an Attorney 
2) Get Defendant Arraigned
3) Once Bail is set contact Friends and Family

What's the bond procedure?

 

ONCE BAIL IS SET:
1) Call Bondsperson
2) Inform bondsperson: Defendants Name, Charge, Jail, and Bond Amount.
3) Find Out Bond Price. Generally 10% maybe less.
4) Present: ID, check stub, credit card or checking acct. information, and possibly collateral.
5) Meet at jail or office to post bond.
6) Once defendant is released make sure defendant checks in weekly.
7) Once defendants case is closed contact bonding Company.

 

How does posting bail work?

Defendant with a $10,000 - Cash/Surety bail has two (2) options.
EXAMPLE:
1) Pay $10,000 to the court. After the case, the court keeps 10% and your refund is $9000.
2) Pay Bail Bonding company $1000.
Defendant with a $10,000 - 10% bond has two (2) options.


EXAMPLE: 
1) Pay court $1,000 (the court will keep 10% of your bond paid).
2) Pay Bail Bond Company $250.