You will be able to apply for your St Johns County bail bond directly online without needing to come into our office - available to you 24/7!
You will be able to apply for your bail bond directly online without needing to come into our office - available to you 24/7.
Please enter the access code we have provided you in the box below to access the online system. You’ll need to call us at 904-500-9999 for your access code.
St. Johns County is located just south of Jacksonville and is part of its metropolitan area. Its largest and most popular city is St. Augustine, which is also the county seat. The crime rate information provided by Florida Department of Law Enforcement indicates that the arrests in St Johns has been low for 2016 and 2017 for a population just over 220,000 for both years. Violent arrests in the county actually dropped to 238 in 2017 from 282 in 2016.
When someone is arrested and taken to jail in Florida, a judge will set a bail amount if the arrestee is eligible. Whether or not he or she is allowed bail depends upon the severity of the crime committed and the defendant’s previous criminal history. Typically, bail amounts start at $1000 and have no set limit.
Most Florida counties have a bond schedule that has a predetermined bail amount based on the crime committed. Nonetheless, a judge can override that amount and also deny bail entirely if they feel it is necessary for the safety of the public.
The majority of people who are arrested do not have the funds available to pay the full bail amounts set by the courts. Those that do have the money usually do not have the ability to access the funds while incarcerated. Fortunately, in Florida, bail bonds are still an option and can be purchased from a state licensed bail bondsman in your area.
The cost for a bail bond varies, but usually averages around 10 percent of the full bail amount for a state bond and 15 percent for a federal bond. For example, if bail set by a judge is $2000, the bond amount will be $200 for a state bond and $300 for a federal bond. Money paid to a bail bondsman is non-refundable.
If a defendant does not appear for their scheduled court date, that is referred to as ‘skipping bail’ or ‘forfeiting bail’. If the full amount of bail was paid directly to the courts by the arrestee, he or she will lose all money paid (including any collateral used for bail). In addition, a warrant will most likely be issued for the arrestee. If the defendant purchased a bail bond and missed his or her court date, the bond will be revoked and the bondsman will have a limited time to make an arrest and return the defendant to jail.
Bail Bonds Now offers assistance for posting a bail bond 24/7 in St. Augustine and the surrounding areas in St Johns County. You will find an online form provided on our website that makes applying for a bail bond and making a payment easy, fast and convenient. You can use your smartphone or any type of computer device to complete the online bond application from anywhere and at any time. You will just need to call or text a bail agent to request an access code at (904)-500-9999.