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About Bail Bonds In Connecticut

Bail Bondsmen in the State of Connecticut must be licensed in order to conduct bonding business. Standard rates for bail or Bail Premiums are set and regulated by the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID). Prior to the execution of a bail bond, all bondsmen must get written authorization from a third party or if possible the defendant. This authorization is accomplished via a signature agreement which allows a bail bondsman to initiate bail proceedings. If the bail bond Premium cannot be paid full at the time of execution, a bondsmen can arrange a payment agreement. However, such unpaid balance must be paid no later than 15 months from the time of bail. Learn about the need of Co-signers. Learn about the 35% down requirement

How Bail Bonding Premium Works

Brief and Simplified

1. We put up the money for the full amount of the Bail Bond (ex: $5,000).

2. Then charge the person financing the bail bond either a 10% or 7% premium fee for putting up the money. (ex: $5,000 BOND X .10 FEE = YOU PAY $500

3. For a bail bond equal to $5,000 or less, we charge a premium fee of 10%

4. For a bail bond greater than $5,000, we charge a premium fee of 7% + $150.00

Don't have the full premium, payment plans are available!

Connecticut Bail Bond Information and FAQ’s:
Have Questions? We have Answers below.

A: Money or property given to the court for the temporary release of a defendant, to ensure that the defendant will return to court. There are two kinds of bail bonds.
Non-financial bonds >> | Surety bonds >>

A: A bail bondsman is an individual who is authorized and licensed through the Connecticut Insurance Department to provide bail bonds.

A: The Bail Commissioner is a state-appointed person who may set the amount of bond for persons detained at a police station prior to arraignment in court, and who recommends to the court the amount of bond that should be set for the defendant on each criminal case.

A: Premium is the state regulated rate that we charge for a bail bond. There are two equations used to determine a premium. One uses a 10 Percent calculation and the other 7 Percent + $150.00. Need more clarification? Use our Bail Premium Calculator for an easy way to calculate premium.

A: Collateral for the purposes of bail bonds, could be money or a physical property like real estate. A Bail Agency can request that additional money, apart from the premium be given in order to execute bail. Property is usually evaluated based on available equity. All money held for Collateral is returnable upon successfull completion of court requirements. There is more to collateral!

A: Co-signer(s) are used to guarantee the bail bond. They assume a finacial resposbility if the defendant does not appear in court. Also, assume finacial resposbility for any unpaid premium. Most bail agencies want responsible and working Co-signers which

allows for a sense of security. The number of Co-Signers needed >>

A: A defendant for this purpose, is the person locked up needing bail.

A: Don't, and there will be a re-arrest ordered by the court. There could be a new bond added and Bail Enforcement Agents will be looking for you! There is no positive outcome for not going to court as scheduled. Make sure to appear!

A: Agencies need to measure the risk! A Bondsman may only do a bond he/she feels is secured. Liability on a bond is always greater than the potential profit.

A: Yes! On call 24 hours 7 Days a week. Including Holidays!

A: Is up to the bondsman, but for sure not more than 15 months from the date of bond out. Exceed that time frame and you will find yourself in Civil court defending against a small claims action.

The initial bail application process usually involves an agency approval process, a defendant authorization form, defendant background application, co-signer application(s), an appearance bond form, power of attorney, payment receipt

and a unpaid balance agreement if applicable.

Did you know that Bail Bonds is also referred to as Bails- Bonds, Bail-Bond, Bail Bonding, Bail-Bail and simply Bonds. Regardless of the combination above, the resulting service is the same. However, the term "Bond" could also relate to investing etc. But, the combination of BAIL BONDS or just the Term BAIL >>

If a person who resides in Connecticut gets arrested in a border state such as Massachusetts or New York, they may NOT be able to use the direct services of a CT's bonding agent. Some bails agencies have a working relationship with operational and Licensed Bail Agents in these States >>

35% of the premium must be paid immediately up front. A promissory note must be completed at the time the bond is done. The balance owed shall be Paid in full >>

The 35 Percent BAIL REGULATION in short, means that any person seeking the services of a bail bondsman must pay a minimum of 35 Percent of the PREMIUM on any executed bail. So how does it work? Example >>

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