Bail Bond Process FAQ’S

Winston Bail Bonding provides the necessary tools to help you navigate through the bail bond process in Wake County.


Stay on track and ask the right questions about the bail bond process.

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.

HOW DO I POST BAIL IN WAKE COUNTY?
To post bail at the Wake County Detention Center located on Hammond Rd. in Raleigh, NC you will need to meet the following requirements: Must be 21 yrs. old with valid I.D., resident of North Carolina, and must be willing to pay a non- refundable fee up to 15%.
OK! I MEET THE REQUIREMENTS TO POST BAIL. WHAT DO I DO NEXT?
Your next step is to call a local bail bondsman in Wake County. The best way to locate a bail bondsman in Wake County is to do a GOOGLE search. There is no bail bondsman list located at the Wake County Jail for bail bondsman nor are there any bail bondsmen or bail bondsmen offices located at the Wake County Jail.
I MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND I HAVE CONTACTED WINSTON BAIL BONDING.HOW DO I POST BAIL?
Posting bail begins with you meeting one of our local bail agents. You must fill out a Completed application with proof of I.D. Payment arrangements will be made at that time and must be fulfilled before posting bail.
HOW LONG DOES THE PROCESS TAKE?
Posting bail in Wake County can be anywhere from 1-3 hours. However, calling ahead and meeting with one of our bail agents can drastically reduce time of release. The complete process of meeting one of our agents and filling out an application only takes 20 minutes. Release times vary based on scheduling at the Wake County Jail.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO AFTER POSTING BAIL?
After posting bail your number one priority is to keep up with you court date. You are obligated by contract to go to every court date until completion or dismissal of the case. Contact us if there has been a change in your status. At Winston Bail Bonding we prefer to work with our clients to help maintain their freedom.

Frequent
Questions

CAN I PAY 5% TO POST BAIL?

A bail bond fee of 5% is usually just a down payment to secure release on bail bonds over $10,000. By paying only 5% of the bond you end up paying the total premium of 15% in the long run. Usually a discounted rate is agreed upon that is less than 15% but must be paid upfront in a one-time payment arrangement.

I HAVE A CAR TITLE. CAN I USE IT TO POST BAIL OR AS COLLATERAL?

At Winston Bail Bonding we DO NOT ACCEPT car titles as payments or collateral.

I DON’T GET PAID UNTIL FRIDAY. CAN I STILL POST BAIL?

In most cases to post bail at the Wake County Detention Center you will need cash on hand to secure the release of a loved one from jail. Flexible Financing Options are Available. Call now to get your FREE Consultation.

I HAVE NEVER POSTED BAIL FOR ANYONE, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Your first step in posting bail in Wake County is finding a local, licensed bail agent. Winston Bail Bonding can guide you through the nightmarish task of posting bail. You will meet with one of our agents, fill out an application, make payment arrangements and then post bail. It’s that Simple.

WHAT PERCENTAGE DO I HAVE TO PAY TO POST BAIL IN WAKE COUNTY?

In Wake County you will pay a non- refundable fee of up to 15%. At Winston Bail Bonding payment arrangements and creative financing are available with discounted rates and low down payments on bail bonds over $5,000.

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