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Do Bail Bondsman Keep The 10% Fee?

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Do Bail Bondsman Keep The 10% Fee?

Yes, bondsman will keep the 10% service fee. It is considered a service fee for putting up the full 100% bail bond to the court on your behalf.

Bail bondsman are taking a big risk by putting up 10, 20 or $30,000 dollars on a bond for someone, and the 10% is non-refundable.  Some bail bond companies like A Second Chance Bail Bonds do offer payment plans and even take collateral such as titles to assets such as cars or in large cases, houses.  It depends on your re-pay worthiness which is determined by the bondsman.

Bail bonds companies are under no obligation to accept or deny any request for a bail bond, so even though you may need a bail bond you can still get denied if you are unable to show enough proof or trust-worthiness that you will be able to make the payments or repay the 10% or show up in court at the appointed time.

What Happens If Fail To Show Up For Court On A Bail Bond?

If you fail to show up for court on a bond and you used a bond service to bail you out, this is what will happen…

  • Warrant is issued for your arrest
  • You’ll owe the full 100% court appointment bail bond amount to the bond company
  • A bounty hunter will come looking for you
  • The bounty hunter will find you, whether you are staying at a friends, family or fled the state
  • You will go back to jail without the chance for another bail bond

About A Second Chance Bail Bonds In Wichita

Our heartfelt desire is to assist in any way we can and help our clients develop new strategies and goals to never be in that setting again. We want to be there for them through the process of going through the court system and even afterward. We have resources for jobs and drug and alcohol treatment. We see a need where we feel that we can help. With no hesitation, call us, WE WANT TO HELP! Read more about us.

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