Listed below we have outlined the most frequently asked questions about the bail bond process in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Winston Bail Bonding offers the resources to help you ask the right questions about the bail bond process. Listed below are some FAQ’S to assist you with the process.
Our bail bond FAQ’S can help you answer some of the questions you may need answering before speaking with one of our agents. If you still have further questions contact Winston Bail Bonding at (919) 819- 6918.
1. Must be 21yrs. old with valid I.D.
2. A resident of North Carolina.
3. Must be employed (1 year).
4. Must be able to make payment arraignments using cash or credit/ debit cards before posting bail.
I HAVE NEVER POSTED BAIL FOR ANYONE, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
Your first step in posting bail is contacting a local, licensed bail agent. Please have the defendants full name and county the arrest was made in. To post bail all defendants must have a cosigner with valid I.D. Cash payment must be made prior to posting bail.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO POST BAIL FOR SOMEONE?
To post bail at the Wake County Detention Center in Raleigh, NC you will pay a bail bondsman a fee up to 15% of the bond. Example $1,000 x 15%= $150. Winston Bail Bonding offers competitive rates in Raleigh.
CAN I MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT TO POST BAIL?
Yes! Competitive rates, low down payments and financing options are available on qualified bonds. Restrictions may apply.
WHAT IS A CO-SIGNER?
A co-signer on a bail bond is a person, usually a family member or friend, who will sign an agreement that obligates them financially for the full amount of the bond if the defendant does not appear in court and cannot be found.
CAN I USE A CAR TITLE AS COLLATERAL OR TO POST BAIL?
In the Wake County bail bond process car titles or jewelry are not accepted as payment in any form to post bail. Real estate (property) is the only form of acceptable collateral and is usually reserved to post bail on large bonds.