12 Sep

How to post bail without a bail bondsman

Post a bond is a simple process protected by the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. Bail, officially known as bail, is the formal process of ensuring that a defendant appears in court. The most common form today surety is paid by surety companies, known as bail bond agencies. The courts allow anyone to bail with cash or property, usually saving you 10 to 20 percent is charged by the bail bond agency.

You will need

  • Cash
  • Certified funds
  • Cashiers


  1. Call the police agency where the accused is detained, or the court of jurisdiction to determine the specific amount and terms of the bond. Also check the specific documents that the court may require before accepting cash in lieu of surety bond.
  2. Determines if funds are sufficient or whether one will be required property. An attorney may be necessary to fully explain the risks, responsibilities and expectations of the person posting bail in cash or property or to complete the documentation required by the court.
  3. Get in touch with a local bank to get a cashier’s check or other form of certified check for the exact amount of the bond. The cashier’s check or certified check must be the exact name that appears in court as beneficiary or the court could not accept it.
  4. Presents the equivalent cash funds to the police station where they have the accused or the court clerk and get a receipt.

Tips and Warnings

  • By paying a cash bond, it is always best to use certified funds or checks to cash, which is published through the defendant’s attorney. This prevents agents make additional questions about the source of funds.
  • This article covers the basic process for bail without using a bail bondsman. Consult your local court jurisdiction for specific procedures for the publication of a cash bond or property.
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