A Professional Bail Bonds Agency
Tonya & Greg, Owners-Bondsmen
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Professionalism

from a San Mateo Bail Bonds Company

Clients repeatedly compliment us on our professionalism, which they don't expect from a bail bondsman. Our extra customer service focus helps the defendant and family endure an already challenging situation. All of our bondsmen are licensed, expertly trained and highly professional.

FAQs

Not To Bail Out?

FAQ: What will happen if I don’t bail the person out? Not bailing out of jail is certainly an option. If you elect not to bail the individual out of jail, the defendant will remain in custody until the case has been settled in court. In some instances, the judge may release the defendant on…Read more…

Missed Court Date

FAQ: What if the person I bail out misses his court date? When a defendant misses a court date it is called a “failure to appear” (also termed FTA). Any missed court date results in a warrant for the individual’s arrest. However, if the missed court date was a simple mistake, then arrangements can be…Read more…

Bail Bond Responsibilities

FAQ: What are my responsibilities if I bail someone out? When you sign the bail bond agreement, you become the “indemnitor.” First and foremost, that means you are taking responsibility for the defendant to go to court as required. Additionally, you agree to bail the bondsman the cost of the bond regardless of the outcome…Read more…

Refunded Bail Money

FAQ: Will I get my money back? If you choose to pay the full bail amount to the jail or court and the defendant returns to court for all hearings, the bail money will be returned to you at the conclusion of the case, minus any fines or court fees. If you use a bail…Read more…

Using A Bail Bondsman

FAQ: Do I have to use a bondsman or can I just pay the bail myself? In San Mateo, a bondsman is not required to post bail. However, most people simply find it more convenient and affordable.  For most, the high San Mateo bail amounts are not affordable. If the bail amount is one you…Read more…

Paying For A Bail Bond

FAQ: How can I pay for a bail bond? Before posting the defendant’s bail, most bondsmen will require that the bail bond fee be paid in advance. At Adelante Bail Bonds, we accept payments made with cash or any major credit card, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. For qualifying clients, we also offer…Read more…

Bail Bond Fee

FAQ: How much does a bail bond cost? In San Mateo County and throughout California, the amount of the bail bond fee is 10% of the defendant’s bail. For instance, if bail is $15,000, then a bail bond will cost $1,500. The bail bond premium is set by the California Department of Insurance. Therefore, all…Read more…

Arrest Process

FAQ: What happens when someone is arrested? If a person is arrested in San Mateo County, they will be taken to the local law enforcement station for booking. The booking process includes fingerprinting, pictures (mug shots), and a background check and warrant search. The defendant will be searched for any drugs or weapons and any…Read more…