FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What Is The Bail Process?
A: The process of bail is regulated by the State of California .
A Judge within the county of arrest sets the bail amount.
Once bail is set, an Act Fast Bail Bonds Agent charges 10%.
(The State of California regulates this fee.
All Bail Bonds companies charge the same rate.)
With payment and a cosigner that meets our qualifications,
the bond is then posted, and the defendant is released.
Q: What are the requirements I need to bail someone out of jail?
A: These are Mandatory for a cosigner to bail someone out of jail:
Pay Check Stub
A cosigner must also be a U.S. citizen and must be 18 or older.
Q: How long does it take for the paperwork to get started?
A: It will take about 30 minutes.
Q: How can I pay?
A: Cash, Check, Credit Card, or a Money Order,
Q: How long does it take to get someone out of jail?
A: Depends on the jail and the county the defendant was arrested in.
Most facilities take 30 minutes to four hours.
Q: What are the responsibilities of a cosigner?
A: A cosigner, someone willing to sign for the defendant, is responsible
for the following three things:
To make sure the defendant makes all appearances to court
To make sure the defendant notifies Act Fast Bail Bonds with
next court appearances
To make sure the premium is paid (if applicable)
Q: What are the responsibilities of a defendant?
A: The responsibilities of a defendant are the following:
Upon being released, the defendant will need to immediately report to the local office and complete the necessary paperwork. After completion, the defendant will receive upcoming court date information.
The defendant must report all new court dates to their Act Fast Bail Bonds Agent by either coming in personally or notifying by phone.
CALL (916) 681-BOND
The defendant must show up to all court dates
Q: Act Fast Bail Bonds has an office in Sacramento. Can Act Fast Bail Bonds service areas outside the vicinity of their office location?
A: We Serve The Entire California Area and Our nationwide coverage can assist with all bail-related matters.
Q: Can I drop the money and have someone else cosign?
A: Yes, however, if there is any type of refund, it will be given back to the cosigner.
Q: Do I get my money back after the defendant goes to court?
A: No, that money is non-refundable upon release from the bond we posted. However, if we are unable to post the bond under certain circumstances, we are able to issue the refund.
Q: Can I take care of a warrant with Act Fast Bail Bonds?
A: YES! Warrants are issued to a person when a judge wants to see them in court. Bail can be posted through Act Fast Bail Bonds. Most warrants can be processed at a police or sheriff’s department with a Act Fast Bail Bonds agent without being brought into custody.
Q: Do I need to come back with the defendant to complete paperwork?
A: No, but the defendant must immediately come into their local Act Fast Bail Bonds office after being released.
Q: What are the benefits of bailing someone out of jail?
A: There are several benefits to consider:
Defendants can go back to work, school, home, family, and continue with usual daily life.
Permits the unhampered preparation of a defense.
Serves to prevent the infliction of punishment prior to conviction.