The Court System Can Be Difficult To Understand. Here Are Common Questions And Answers About Bail.
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How Much Does a Bail Cost?
In the State of Nevada, all bonds cost 15% of the bond amount per NRS 697.300a (for example if the bond is $1,000 then the premium will be $150.00).
How Long Does It Take To Get Out Of Jail?
Completing the bail agent’s paperwork normally takes less than 15 minutes, however, release times vary from jail to jail. Release can take as little as 2 hours or as long as 24 hours.
What Do I Do As An Indemnitor If The Defendant Fails To Appear?
If someone you guaranteed fails to appear and do not wish to comply, you want to cooperate with the bail bond agent and provide him/her with as much information as you have to the fugitive’s whereabouts. If the defendant makes contact with you encourage him/her to surrender to the bail agent or law enforcement. If a fugitive is not surrendered by the court due date the bail agent must remit the entire bond to the court and will proceed to liquidate collateral.
What Is An Indemnitor / CO-Signer?
An indemnitor / Co-Signer is a party to the bail bond contract who provides something of value to secure the bail bond contract and the defendant’s appearance.
What Happens If The Defendant Fails To Appear?
The court issues a bench warrant for the person’s arrest and law enforcement considers the person a fugitive. Generally the bail agency is authorized by the Court to arrest the individual. But call BAIL BONDS 4 LESS immediately if that occurs in most cases we can easily contact the Courts and quash the warrant.
What Is Collateral?
Collateral is something of value placed with the bail agent which may be sold in the event of forfeiture of the bond. The sale of the collateral is used to cover the amount of the bail that will be paid to the court. In most cases BAIL BONDS 4 LESS does not require Collateral.
When Do I Get My Collateral Back?
Collateral is returned following the final disposition of the bond(s). Proof that all bonds are exonerated is required. Bail premium represents a fee for services rendered in securing release of the defendant from custody and is non-refundable per NRS 697.300a.
Do I Get My Premium Back?
Bail premium represents a fee for services rendered in securing release of the defendant from custody and is non-refundable per NRS 697.300a.