How Does a Bail Bondsman Work?

When you need to get out of jail fast, your options may seem limited. With Affordable Bail Bonding, we make the process simple and painless. We serve the Lynchburg, Virginia area with 24/7 responsive service to help you out of jail any time of night or day. Learn more about us, our process and our industry below with some frequently asked questions.

When you call Affordable Bail Bonding, we send help to the jail you or your loved one who is at risk of jail. The bondsman will pay the bail to release you from jail while you pay them 10% of the price to reserve their services. Once you’re out of jail, you work with your bail bondsman to set up a payment plan to pay off the rest of your bail. Affordable Bail Bonding professionals will meet you at the jail, regardless of time or day of the week. Unlike other bail bondsmen in Lynchburg, Virginia, Affordable Bail Bonding doesn’t require a cosigner and offers options for payment plans.

What is bail bonding?

When someone is arrested, they’re given a bail price that will get them out of jail without arraignment. A bail bondsman or bail agent work for a company that pays bail for others. For 10% of the set bail, a bail agent will come to where you’re being held and get you out quickly. While you’ll still have the courts to answer to later, this system allows those with minor offenses avoid long jail time.

How much does bail cost?

The price of bail bond is generally 10% of the overall bail cost. So if your bail is set at $5,000, you’ll pay $500 to get out. Affordable Bail Bonding works with jails across the Lynchburg, Virginia area and will all you to pay your bail in installments.

How long does it take to get out on bail?

As a general rule, the larger the holding facility, the longer bail can take. Most often, bonding paperwork takes about 15 to 30 minutes to complete. Once the jail receives our paperwork, you can expect a release time of anywhere from 2 at small county jails to 10 hours for larger facilities.

Why don’t I get my premium back?

Affordable Bail Bonding asks for a 10% bail premium for posting the bond for you. This is spelled out in the contract that is executed at the time the bond is posted.

How do I request bail?

If you or a loved one need a bail bonding agent in Lynchburg, Virginia fast, call Affordable Bail Bonding at 434-237-2245 or fill out our online form to get in contact with one of our agents.