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Understanding the Bail Bonds Process in Ohio

Representation from Andy Callif Bail Bonds in Columbus

Whether you are seeking help posting bail for yourself or you are assisting a loved one, having a team with decades of experience can make a world of difference. At Andy Callif Bail Bonds in Columbus, we understand that this is a scary time. One of the best ways to ease that fear is to learn more about what you can expect.

Contact our bail bondsman in Columbus, OH today by calling (614) 945-4334!

The Bail Process Should Unfold As Follows:

  • Arrest: A person is arrested and booked for a crime; they are now considered a defendant.
  • Jail: The defendant waits for their arraignment or first court appearance while they are in jail.
  • Arraignment: During a brief hearing, a judge will set the amount of money that must be paid for the defendant to be released from jail.
  • Payment: After the bond is set, the individual, or their friends or family, may pay the full amount and the defendant will be released.
  • Bail Bondsman: If no one is able to pay the full amount they can call in a bail bondsman for help. This means they will only have to pay a fraction of the total bond.
  • Release: After the bond is paid, the defendant is released from jail and is usually able to go about their daily lives as normal.
  • Court Appearances: For the bond to remain active, the individual is required to appear at all court appearances. Failure to abide by all requirements could put the client’s freedom at risk, as well as the money or collateral put up as bond.

At Andy Callif Bail Bonds, every client starts with a free initial consultation where you can fill out our bail bonds application. The initial payment is made to us and is 10% of the bail, as is required by law. You will then arrange a payment plan with your bail bond agent. The agent physically posts the bond at the courthouse and you or your loved one, as the defendant, is released and awaits for court date information from the agent.

Let Andy Callif Bail Bonds Help You

Because you may need us at any time, we are available to you 24/7. We have several Columbus bail bond agents, each of whom has extensive experience in these matters and can help you to better understand your situation.

Call us at (614) 945-4334 when you need bail fast. Our Columbus bail bonds team is here for you!


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Real Stories From Real Clients


    Keith D.

  • “Andy made the whole experience alot easier than I expected.”

    Jimmie J.

  • “If I ever need a bondsman again they will be my 1st phone call.”

    Elise L.

  • “Andy Callif Bail Bonds was so very helpful with my dad bailing my brother (stupid brother) out of jail.”

    Shannon S.

  • “The Best”

    Quantez W.

  • “I don't know the first thing about the jail system or bonds and Andy and his staff walked me through the whole process with kid gloves. I was even short a few dollars and that wasn't an issue at all either.”

    Christopher W.

  • “He’s a Godsend”

    Gary S.

  • “I cannot even express how grateful I am to have been able to conduct business with this company.”

    Dee M.

  • “Andy is the only bondsman I would recommend when I need help getting out of jail”

    Mario L.

  • “Andy was wonderful. He was right on it. Handled everything and was so personable. ”

    Deborah H.

  • “Works hard to get a bond through by the 4pm deadline. No one wants another night in the gladiator pits of the workhouse.”

    Anon Y.

  • “Andy is amazing he made me feel comfortable and at ease knowing he would work with us to help get my brother out of jail.”

    Amber H.

  • “Make sure you talk to JD she is the best and will always work with you to help get your people out from behind bars.”

    Miranda S.

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