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Agoura Hills Bail Bonds FAQs


Bail Bonds are basically contracts written up by a bail bond agency that has to backed by a surety company, which is why they are sometimes referred to as surety bonds.


What do bail bonds cost in California?

The state of California sets the price for a bail bond and it is set to 10% of the full bail amount. No bail bond agency can legally charge you any other price for a bail bond.


What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, cash, or personal checks. If you cannot pay through any of these, then we do offer a payment plan option.


What is the interest rate on a payment plan?

Our bail bond agency does not charge any interest, but we may need to collect some form of collateral, depending on your situation.


How long will it take for me to get back my collateral?

Our agency will hold on to your collateral until all of your payments for the bail bond have been made or until the defendant’s case has been resolved. After that, it could take up to two weeks for you to receive your collateral back.

Any property that holds value and that we could hold until the case is resolved counts as collateral. The amount of collateral will depend on your individual situation.


What counts as collateral?


What happens if I miss my Court Date?

Once you miss your court date, the court will automatically issue a bench warrant for you. You will need to contact your bail bondsman and ask for the paperwork necessary to remove the warrant and then you will be assigned a new court date.


What makes a crime a felony?

When a crime is considered to be a degree of high seriousness it will be called a felony. Felony charges come with a sentence of one or more years in prison.


What makes a crime a misdemeanor?

When a crime is considered to be less serious than a felony charge it will be considered a misdemeanor charge.


How can I qualify for a bail bond?

It is very easy to qualify for a bail bond because we almost never turn down an application for a bail bond. So just stop by the office or call us so that you could apply for a bail bond.

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