FAQ: What is a bail bond?
A bail bond is a piece of paper that is posted at the jail by a licensed Santa Clara bail bondsman. It promises that if a defendant is released from jail before their trial that they will return to court when required in order to have their legal matter resolved.
If they willfully fail to appear, it further promises that the person who signed the Santa Clara bail bonds contract will be responsible help the bondsman get the defendant back into court. Failure to appear because of illness or other simple situation can be addressed with simply a new court date.
To speak to a licensed Santa Clara bail bondsman call us at 1-408-899-5755, we are available 24 hours a day to take your call.