Bail bonds is just one of those industries that not many have too much insight on and because of that, there are a lot of assumptions and such that tend to come up. But the professionals at All American Bail Bonds Agency are here to shine some light on some of the most common bail bond myths that are floating around.
- Bail can be negotiated: No bail bondsmen anywhere has any type of power to negotiate the amount of which your bail is set at. The only one that has that authority is the judge. Bail amounts are predetermined annually by county according to the crime.
- The fee paid to the bail bondsman will be returned: The only time that you receive anything back is when you pay the court directly, but this is not the case when it comes to utilizing the services of a bail bond agency. We go to the court to pay the entire amount when you are not able to You’re only required to pay us only about 10 or 20 percent of that amount, which we keep as a fee for our service.
- You can only pay in cash: If you go to a bail bond agency and they say that they only accept cash, start looking somewhere else. Reputable bail bondsmen, like All American Bail Bond Agency, accept cash and most major debit cards for your convenience.