HOW DOES BAIL WORK? » Dealing with Bail Bond Agents
Tips on Dealing with Bail Bond Agents
Just like you would with a professional in another field, ask to see a bail bondsman’s license and identification. At Vu Bail Bonds, we have been in business since 1997. We have a long history of reliability, quality care, excellent service, and high customer privacy. We will gladly show you our license and identification. As you explore your options for a bail agents and bonding companies, you'll notice that most agents charge a premium of 10 percent.  However, be aware that there may be some additional charges. Ask the agent to explain all charges to you and present them in an itemized list. Similarly, get receipts for everything, and request copies of anything you sign. (Of course, make sure to review any documents you are asked to sign.) Like with any type of loan, don’t get talked into financing that you can’t afford.

If you’re employing a bail agent on behalf of a friend or relative, your agent should be available to you for questions and assistance. In all likelihood, he will be, since he has a vested interested in making sure his clients show up for their court dates. Technically, the defendant is in his custody and is his responsibility. Even so, if it seems that an agent won’t be available to talk to you, move on to someone else. Please remember that Vu Bail Bonds has friendly agents available for you 24 ours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  There are no holiday breaks at Vu Bail Bonds.  We will be there for you when you need us!  There are many bail bonding options  that can easily be found in a phonebook, through a lawyer or online. While there are federal laws about bail procedure, state laws vary. Try the American Bail Coalition’s Web site for more information on bail and bounty hunter laws in your state.