Murray Bail Bonds - Frequently Asked Questions

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Bail Bond Questions

What is a bail bond?

A bail bond acts a three party contract between the court, the defendant, and the surety. This contract arrangement allows the defendant to be released during the pendency of their criminal charges. The surety is the party that assumes the financial risk and responsibility of guaranteeing the defendant’s appearance in court. The surety is not just a single party, it’s a joint party consisting of the bail agent (representing a surety company) and the defendant’s co-signer(s).

What is the procedure for bailing someone out of jail in Ohio?

Upon contacting our bail bond agency, we will ask a series of questions to best assess the situation. Once approved, you will be asked to complete a bail bond application. After payment has been received and processed, our licensed bail bond agent will post the bond on behalf of the defendant.

Where can a bail bond be posted in Ohio?

Bail bonds can be posted at most Ohio jails and courts. The majority of jails accept a bail bond 24/7 and all year round.

How long is the bail bond good for in Ohio?

The bail bond is valid as long as the court case stays in pending status. The bail bond will remain valid as long as all court mandated requirements are met.

How much does a bail bond cost in Ohio?

In Ohio, the bail premium, or fee, is typically 10% of the full bail amount. For example, if the bail amount is $10,000, the bail premium charged will be $1,000.

Who is liable for the bail bond in Ohio?

In the state of Ohio, the indemnitor (co-signer) is financially liable for the bond. The indemintor’s liability is limited to the full face value of the bail bond.

What should I know before contacting a bail bond agent in Ohio?

Before contacting a bail bond agent in Ohio, there is certain information that’s required to start the bail bond process, such as, Where is the person in custody? Also having the city, state, and the name of the jail will be very helpful. In order to contact the jail, the bail bond agent will also need the full name and booking number (not required) of the person in custody.

How do i find out how much someone’s bail is in Ohio?

Our Ohio bail bondsman will get this information upon contacting the jail where the individual is being held in custody. Once the bail amount is known, we can tell you the exact amount it will cost to post the bond. We will also inform you of any other requirements to get the individual out of jail.

Valerie Murray & Son LLC Questions

Where are you located?

Our home office is 135 North Broad Street in Fairborn, Ohio. We can service all of Ohio and beyond.

What are your hours of operation?

We are available 24/7 and can be reached at (937)754-1400.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash and all major credit cards.

Bail Bond Questions

What is a bail bond?

A bail bond acts a three party contract between the court, the defendant, and the surety. This contract arrangement allows the defendant to be released during the pendency of their criminal charges. The surety is the party that assumes the financial risk and responsibility of guaranteeing the defendant’s appearance in court. The surety is not just a single party, it’s a joint party consisting of the bail agent (representing a surety company) and the defendant’s co-signer(s).

What is the procedure for bailing someone out of jail in Ohio?

Upon contacting our bail bond agency, we will ask a series of questions to best assess the situation. Once approved, you will be asked to complete a bail bond application. After payment has been received and processed, our licensed bail bond agent will post the bond on behalf of the defendant.

Where can a bail bond be posted in Ohio?

Bail bonds can be posted at most Ohio jails and courts. The majority of jails accept a bail bond 24/7 and all year round.

How long is the bail bond good for in Ohio?

The bail bond is valid as long as the court case stays in pending status. The bail bond will remain valid as long as all court mandated requirements are met.

How much does a bail bond cost in Ohio?

In Ohio, the bail premium, or fee, is typically 10% of the full bail amount. For example, if the bail amount is $10,000, the bail premium charged will be $1,000.

Who is liable for the bail bond in Ohio?

In the state of Ohio, the indemnitor (co-signer) is financially liable for the bond. The indemintor’s liability is limited to the full face value of the bail bond.

What should I know before contacting a bail bond agent in Ohio?

Before contacting a bail bond agent in Ohio, there is certain information that’s required to start the bail bond process, such as, Where is the person in custody? Also having the city, state, and the name of the jail will be very helpful. In order to contact the jail, the bail bond agent will also need the full name and booking number (not required) of the person in custody.

How do i find out how much someone’s bail is in Ohio?

Our Ohio bail bondsman will get this information upon contacting the jail where the individual is being held in custody. Once the bail amount is known, we can tell you the exact amount it will cost to post the bond. We will also inform you of any other requirements to get the individual out of jail.

Valerie Murray & Son LLC Questions

Where are you located?

Our home office is 135 North Broad Street in Fairborn, Ohio. We can service all of Ohio and beyond.

What are your hours of operation?

We are available 24/7 and can be reached at (937)754-1400.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash and all major credit cards.

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