There are several bail bond companies in Phoenix, AZ to choose from, however, it is important to research and choose a reputable and licensed company that meets your needs. At Sanctuary Bail Bonds, we offer fast, respectful, and discreet bail bond services throughout the State of Arizona. For over thirteen years, we have guided clients and their families through the bail bonds process, alleviating much of the stress and frustration experienced during legal proceedings.
When you have a company post a bail bond on your behalf, the bail bond company pays the full bail amount to the court on your behalf, in exchange for a non-refundable fee, typically a 10% percentage of the total bail amount. You will also have to provide the bail bond company with collateral to secure a bond that is equal to or greater than the bond amount. This fee is the cost of the service that the bail bond company provides. By posting a bail bond, the bail bond company is essentially guaranteeing to the court that you will appear for all of your scheduled court appearances, including trial, or else the bail bond company will be responsible for the full amount of the bail.
Once you have been released from jail, you will be required to follow certain conditions set by the court, such as checking in with the court or the bail bond company regularly, attending all court hearings, and not committing any new crimes. Failure to comply with these conditions can result in the revocation of the bail bond, and you may be required to return to jail.
If you appear at all of your scheduled court hearings and comply with all court requirements, the bail bond will be released and the collateral will be returned to the person who posted it. It is important to note that the non-refundable fee paid to the bail bond company is not returned, even if the case is dismissed or the charges are dropped.