Posting Bail after Being Arrested out of State
Travel explodes during the holiday season as we visit family and friends around the country. Different customs, laws and style of enforcement come into play as we travel. In addition, Holiday celebrations can get a little out of control. As a result, there are increased numbers of out of state arrests this time of year. Many well-meaning, unsuspecting individuals have been caught wondering about posting bail after being arrested out of state.
Being arrested anywhere for anything is scary. Arrests that happen out of state can be even more overwhelming. Additionally, being arrested out of state can make things a little more complicated when trying to obtain release.
How Do I Post Bail after Being Arrested out of State?
Initially, you want to know what conditions have to be met in order to obtain release from jail. You can call the jail and inquire about procedures for obtaining bail. It is likely that you will need someone to post the bail in person. In some circumstances bail can be posted remotely such as over the phone.
Look for a Reputable Local Bonding Agency
It may be required that the bond be posted by an agent licensed to post bond in that state. If so, Search the web for bondsmen from the community where the arrest was made. After that, check online testimonials and reviews. Find someone who has been around for a while and has a reputation for fairness.
Posting bail differs from state to state and even county to county. You’re going to want to talk to a bail agent that is licensed in the state in which the arrest was made. You want to do business with someone you can trust. A decent local bonds-person may even allow a discount for full payment upfront or financing for some.
Whether you’re from in or out of state, if you need a bondsman in the Wichita area, contact Big Mike’s Bail Bonds.