Frequently Asked Questions
Who is liable for the bail bond?
The indemnitor's liability is responsible for the full face value of the bond and any fees paid to apprehend to have defendant returned to custody at the appropriate facility.
How long is a bail bond good for?
The bond is good until the case is closed or the charges are dropped.
Is the bail bond premium refundable?
Once the bail bond is posted and accepted by a court or jail, liability is taken on the bail bond. At that point the bail bond premium is fully earned and is not refundable.
What hours do bail agencies operate?
Because people are arrested both day and night, most bond agencies are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Where can I get a bail bond?
A licensed bail agent will confidentially discuss your individual situation and assist with all of your bail bond needs.
Where can a bail bond be posted?
A bail bond can be posted at most courts and jails. Most jails accept bail bonds 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 of the year.
Where is James Bail Bonds located?
James Bail Bonds is the closest fully staffed bail bond office to the Gregg County Courthouse/Sheriff Office. We are located right across the street from the Gregg County courthouse at 307 N. Center St. Longview, TX 75601 James Bail Bonds is proud to serve East Texas. James Bail Bonds also has the ability of providing bonding service anywhere in the United States through our affiliate agents.
What is a surety bail bond?
A bail bond (surety bond) is a financial guarantee to the court that the defendant will appear in each and every court appearance as the court directs. Failure of the defendant to comply with the conditions of the court could result in warrants issued and bail bonds forfeited.
What is a Cash Bond?
Cash Bonds are not done through a Bail Bond Company. Cash Bonds must be paid directly to the Jail facility either in the form of cash during normal daytime hours or by a money order after business hours and on weekends.
How do I pay for a Contempt of Court Charge?
Contempt of Court Charges are paid exactly like Cash Bonds. Bail Bond companies do not do Contempt of Court charges.