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Questions a Bail Bondsman Will Ask When You Contact Them

Bailing someone out of jail isn’t an experience many people have had. Making that initial phone call to a bail bondsman can be scary, especially when you have no idea what to expect. That’s why we’re here: we’re going to tell you some of the questions you should expect to answer when you make the call to a bail bond agency.

Dallas-Fort Worth area residents can come to A-EZ Out Bail Bonds to secure their loved ones’ release from jail 24-hours a day. We’ll never make you wait, and we offer affordable, quick services so you or your loved one can get back home as soon as possible.

Inmate and Arrest Information

First, you’ll be asked for the basic information about the inmate. You will be expected to provide their first name, last name, date of birth, location of arrest, booking number, and the nature of their crime. From there, the bail bondsman can usually help to locate where exactly they are being held. Having this basic information on hand will speed things up.

Before you contact a bail bondsman, keep in mind the inmate won’t be visible in a database until the booking process is completed.

Co-Signer’s Information

A bail bond agreement is a legally binding document. You’ll need to give some information about yourself to the bondsman when you co-sign an agreement. They will need your name and birthday, and they’ll most likely want to know about your employment, residence, and financial situation. This is done because the bondsman needs to know if you are able to cover your share of the bail bond price. For those who are not able to cover their share, a bondsman will work with you to set up a payment plan depending on your levels of disposable income. They might also set up some form of collateral for backup, such as real estate, vehicles, credit cards, or other items of similar value.

You might also be asked about your own criminal record. If you have legal troubles, outstanding debts or a history of skipping out on court dates, you might not be approved to co-sign the bond. The bondsman simply wants to make sure you’re reliable enough to keep the defendant out of trouble after their release.

A-EZ Out Bail Bonds: Providing DFW With Fair, Affordable Bail Bond Agreements

The race to get a loved one out of jail or prison can feel like a whirlwind. It’s always a good idea to be knowledgeable about the process, even if you’ve never had to deal with it. Remember to have the inmate’s basic information so they can be located, and make sure to have a clean slate yourself, otherwise you might have to get someone else to sign off on the agreement.

For friendly, understanding bail bond agents, come to A-EZ Out Bail Bonds. Our experienced professionals are ready to help with any arrest in DFW. Visit our website or give us a call at (214) 749-5600 to get in touch with an agent today.

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