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Houston Bail Bonds - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of a Bail Bond?
The purpose of a Houston Bail Bond is to guarantee to the court that the person
being released on the bail bond will make all of their required court appearances.

What are Capitol Bail Bonds business hours?
We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays. Located across
from Houston City Jail, our Agents are available to accept your call. Or just stop by.

What areas does Capitol Bail Bonds serve?
Capitol Bail Bonds is a 24-hours Houston bail bond provider. We primarily serve
Harris County (Houston).

Who regulates Capitol Bail Bonds?
Harris County Bail Bond Board.

What is Collateral?
In many situations, we will not require collateral. Collateral is money, property,
etc. that you deposit with the bail bond company. The collateral is held until the
case is completed.

As Indemnitor, you are financially responsible for the bail bond. As long as the
person you bail out makes all of their court appearances, you will not have to pay
any money in addition to the premium. If the person skips bail and we are not
able to return that person to court, you will be required to pay the full amount of
the bail. If we are able to return them to court, you will be required to reimburse
us for actual expenses incurred.

Other factors may determine if collateral will be required:

1. Accused person's past arrest history
2. Whether or not accused person is local
3. If Indemnitor is employed
4. How Indemnitor is related to the accused
5. How long Indemnitor and accused have they known each other

What is an Indemnitor or Cosigner?
An Indemnitor or Cosigner is a person who agrees to be financially responsible
for the full amount of the bail bond in the event the defendant fails to make a
court appearance and cannot be returned to court. An Indemnitor is responsible
for paying any bail bond costs incurred as a result of the defendant missing a
court date. If there is more than one Indemnitor on a bail bond, they are jointly
and severally liable. This means the money could be collected from one
or both of them.

Each bail bond has different circumstances. Our Agents are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. Please call to find out about your bail bond: 713.228.1000.

Or just stop by. We are located across from the Houston City Jail.

Capitol Bail Bonds
Houston: 713-228-1000
Harris County: 713-228-0000

Southeast Command
@ Mykawa:

Toll Free: 877-228-8444
Fax: 713-228-1225

When Time Matters
Q. How long does it take?
A. Most bonds take less than
15 minutes!

Located across for the Houston City jail, we
make obtaining a bail bond easy. In Houston,
bail bond companies should provide a variety
of ways to make bonding convenient.

When Location Matters

When You Have Questions
Q. Where are they located?
A. We can find your loved one immediately
via computer!

In Houston, arranging bail for a loved one can be
tedious and troublesome. This is why at Capitol
Bail Bonds, we work hard for a smooth,
efficient release.

When You Need Help

Remember, you don't have to be a criminal to be
arrested, so keep our number handy at all times.
Call our toll free number, and speak directly to
a bondsman today!