Seminole County Bail Bonds

Seminole County is also referred to as ‘Orlando North’ and home to Seminole State College of Florida. The college is located in Sanford, which is also the county seat. Although Disney World, Universal or other great amusement parks are actually located in Orange County, Seminole has its own share of great places to visit.

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Seminole County Arrests

Arrests in Seminole County for 2016 and 2017 averaged just under 16,000 with the City of Sanford in the lead. However, less than 700 of those arrests were from violent crimes for both years. A majority of the arrests were for larceny.

How to Find Out if Someone Was Arrested in Seminole

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Find out if someone has been arrested in Seminole County with the Seminole County Arrest Records.

24 Hour Bonding Agents in Sanford and the Surrounding Areas – Ready to Serve!

Bail Bonds Now has Sanford bail bonds agents standing by and ready to help with posting jail bail bonds anytime, day or night.  We understand the severity of the situation when someone you care about is incarcerated and know how important it for a fast release. We make it easy with our online bail bonds application tool and our 24/7 bail hotline for calls and texts at (321)-500-9999.

NOW YOU CAN COMPLETE THE ENTIRE BAIL BOND PROCESS HERE ONLINE

If you’ve never been in a situation where you’ve had to bail someone out of jail, you probably have a lot of questions. Below are some quick questions and answers to help you understand the process better.

What is Bail?

Bail is the money ordered by the courts in exchange for the release of someone who was arrested, but has not yet been proven guilty. Not all crimes committed are eligible for bail. For example, someone who has been accused of first-degree murder will not be allowed bail.

What is a Bail Bond?

A bail bond is a surety bond provided by a state licensed bail bondsman which allows a person arrested for a misdemeanor or felony crime to pay a small percentage of the full bail amount to be released from jail while awaiting his or her court hearing.

How Much Does a Bail Bondsman Charge?

The fee charged by a bondsman is called the ‘bail premium’. The amount of the bail premium varies depending upon the agent you choose to work with, but typically the cost is 10% of the bail amount for state bonds and 15% for federal bonds. That is how we do it here at Bail Bonds Now. For example, bail set by a judge here in Florida usually starts at around $1000 and will increase based on the severity of the crime. If bail is set at $1000, the bondsman’s fee will be $100.

How Long After Posting Bail is Inmate Released?

If you are working with a reliable bonding agent, an inmate is usually released within six to twelve hours after the bail bond paperwork has been completed and the bail premium has been paid.

Can a Bail Bondsman Revoke a Bond?

The answer is ‘yes’. If someone who has been released from jail on a bail bond and jumps bail (i.e. does not show up for the court hearing as agreed) or fails to comply with any other requirements for the bond, the bondsman has the right to revoke the bond.  If this happens with a felony bond, the defendant will be taken back to jail.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please call or text Bail Bonds Now at (321)-500-9999. However, you can begin the process for posting bail online right here with our online bail application.



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Directions to the Seminole County Jail

211 Bush Boulevard, Sanford, Florida 32773

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