How Do Bail Bonds Work in Denton, Texas


The Bail Bond Process

If a warrant has been issued for your arrest or you are arrested for an onsite charge, in almost every case a bond will be set for your release. The bond amount is set by a judge at a number deemed necessary to secure your appearance in court. Bail is a set amount that one pays in exchange for release from jail. Once the bond has been set you need a bondsman to post the bond amount and be released from jail. We work fast to get you the quickest release from Denton County Jail.

Bail not only gets you out of jail for the moment, but it is also financial leverage for the offending person to appear in court. If the person appears in court as scheduled, the bail amount is returned. The bail bond is forfeited if the person fails to show in court.

Once the bond has been set you need a bondsman to post the bond amount and be released from jail. We work fast to get you the quickest release from Denton County Jail.

Once a bond has been posted and the individual has been released from custody, they will need to contact our office as soon as possible to come in and fill out paperwork. Once completed, we explain the rules, regulations, and obligations while on bond with us. This may include weekly phone check-ins, guidelines for payment plans and the information we need to be continually updated on. These rules will apply until the client has their court responsibilities completely disposed of for all bonds and made all payments.

What is Bail?

Bail is the means of procuring the release from custody of a person charged with a criminal offense.

How is the Bail Amount Set?

The judge sets the amount of bail according to the crime. The judge may raise or lower the amount of bail depending on several factors; including seriousness of the charges, criminal history and flight risk

How Long Does it Take To Get out of Jail?

The paperwork takes approximately 15-30 minutes. The release time after the jail receives our paperwork is generally 1-3 hours or less for local police stations and 3-8 hours for county jails. However busier the jail facility, the longer it takes. Capital Bail in Denton makes every effort for a quick release.