Facts to Know About Drug Crime Bail Bonds

Facts to Know About Drug Crime Bail Bonds

Whether a misdemeanor or felony, a loved one who has been arrested for a drug crime could be facing serious charges as well as a hefty bond. The overall situation can be both emotionally and financially stressful for you and your loved one.

Fighting charges behind bars may present many challenges, so it’s important to get them out on bond as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know about drug crime bail bonds and how a bail bondsman can help.

What are The First Steps?

When a friend or loved one has been charged with a drug crime, they won’t have the option to be released on their “own recognizance.” This means the court will want a financial guarantee that they will appear in court to face their charges. In the case of a drug crime, the court may hold a bail proceeding to determine whether or not to grant bail. If the court grants bail, then the release process can begin after the bond is paid. As long as your loved one doesn’t miss any court dates, the bail will be returned.

What If I Can’t Afford Bail?

While raising money for bail is an option, it’s also time-consuming and the longer it takes to raise the money you need, the longer your loved one will have to sit behind bars. If you can’t afford bail, a bail bondsman can help. Andy Callif Bail Bonds offers free consultations and convenient payment plans. We understand that you may need assistance at any time of day, which is why we are available 24/7. With several bail bond agents ready to assist, you can get your loved one out of jail as quickly as possible so they can begin preparing for their day in court.

How Fast is Release After Posting Bail

While each situation is different, the release time after posting bail could take anywhere from 4 to 12 hours. However, having a bail bondsmen to assist your loved one can speed up the release process. A bail bondsman understands how the process works and how to navigate the court system. Someone who is inexperienced in bail bonds procedures may encounter “red tape” thus taking longer to get their loved one out of jail.

If you have a loved one who has been arrested and charged with a drug crime, Andy Callif Bail Bonds can help. With over 55 years’ experience with the court system and bail bonds, our seasoned professionals will work with you to meet your financial bail needs. Call us today at (614) 945-4334 for a free consultation.

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