Ball Ground Bail Bond Agency
How much does a bond cost?
The fee for a bail bond in Georgia, is 12% if the bond is $10,000 or less, while if it is more than $10,000 the fee is 15%. Some jails may assess additional charges.
Where do your write bonds?
Our main bail bond office can be found in Ball Ground GA, Cumming, Forsyth County Georgia. There are additional offices in Dawson and Habersham counties.
Is the bail bond fee refundable?
It is not refundable. After a bail bond has been posted for the defendant, there can be no refund of the money earned by the bail bonding company.
What is a co-signer?
A co-signer takes financial responsibility for the bail bond, in the event that the accused fails to appear in court.
What is collateral?
Money, property or anything of value is referred to as collateral, and is held as a deposit during the period that the accused is out on bail. When the defendant’s case has been settled completely, then the collateral is returned.
How do I know when the defendant has to go to court?
The courts generally notifies the accused of his/her court date. It is your responsibility however to know when the defendant is required in court. Our office is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you may contact us to check on the status of any court dates.
If I am a co-signer for a friend or relative and that person fails to attend court, do I have to pay the full value of the bond?
The full amount of the bond plus any expenses incurred if your friend or family member misses court, is your responsibility. A failure to appear in court will not necessarily require the full amount of the bond to be paid by you. However, no excuses are accepted for missing court, so you are encouraged to notify us immediately, in the event that the defendant may miss his/her court date.