Bail Bond Service in CT
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Looking for a CT bail bondsman near you?
Gorilla bail bonds offers bonding services in every CT town
Why Gorilla Bail Bonds?
We have over 10 years of experience helping families with bail bond needs. We make ourselves available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week including holidays. If you are short on funds and qualify, we make bail possible with easy financing and a minimal mandatory deposit. In addition, we offer bonding for a wide range of charges including:
- Personal Crimes, including manslaughter, or vehicular homicide, assault and battery, arson, domestic violence.
- Statutory Crimes, including alcohol related crimes, drug crimes, traffic and financial offenses also known as white collar crimes.
- Property Crimes, including burglary, larceny, robbery, auto theft and shoplifting.
Get your court date, find a person in Jail or see if you have an active arrest warrant.
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- Find out when is your next court date
- Find a person at a Connecticut county jail
- Check for violation of probation or faliure to appear active warrant
Bail Bonds FAQs
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:
What is a bail bond?
For Simplicity Purposes, a bail bond is like a restriction, condition or sum placed on an arrested individual. The payment of such sum, will satisfy a condition of the arrest allowing the person to have temporary freedom as they go through the judicial proceedings. There are various types of bail bonds but for our purpose, Non-financial bonds and Surety bonds are the most related.
How can a bondsman help me?
A Bail Bondsman Can Help If, there is a person locked up in a Connecticut facility and is being held on a criminal or motor vehicle surety bond. A bondsman can help you get a friend or loved one out of jail at a reduced cost. Otherwise, you would have to pay the full bond total set by the arresting agency.
What is the role of the bail commissioner?
A Bail Commissioner, In short and for the purpose herein, can modify a detainees bail amount by increasing or lowering the sum. The commissioner can also release the individual on a promise to appear where the payment of bond is not needed.
Who determines the price on a bond?
The Price, Better Known as Premium, is determined and regulated by the CID, Connecticut Insurance Department. All CT bail bond agents must honor these rates established by the CID. For more informaton about the rates, see the above chart where we describe the different percentages.
When is collateral needed on a bail bond?
If you work with Gorilla Bail Bonds, Collateral is needed only after a general background analysis leads us to conclude that the individual needing a bail bond is more likely to fail to appear to the court date than not. Collateral is often requested for detainees who reside at another state other than Connecticut. For individuals that have a history of missing court dates, those with a reasonable probation suspended sentence and several other factors.
Do I need a cosigner?
Cosigners are Needed Most Times, and because all bail bonds are different in the amount and details, the number of required cosigners is an unknown variable. There are times when we do not require an additional cosigner and the signature of the individual needing to post bail is sufficient. This is especially true during times when a person with an outstandig warrant turns themselves in to the police department. Click on the following link for more information about cosigners needed.
Who is responsable for a bail bond balance?
If you are Involved as a Cosigner on a Bail Bond, the reality is that you can and very likely will be financially liable for any unpaid balances on a surety bail bond. All individuals formally involved including the person being bonded are responsible. All Connecticut bail bond agents are mandated by CID to file civil action against those on a payment arrangement who default.
What happens if am a cosigner and person fails to appear at court?
You are Financially Liable if Person Skips Bail. If the individual bonded is not found within a reasonable time frame, the bail bonding company will go after you the cosigner, civilly for the total loss. Such final sum may include the amount paid to the state of Connecticut for the bond forfeiture and any other cost associated with civil court filing, bail enforcement etc.
Why do I have to disclose personal Information on the bonding application?
Personal Information is Gathered for both Cosigners and the Defendant, before and after bond execution. Our agency similar to others, mandates that a formal bail bond application is completed. Within this application, all signers will have to disclose name, date of birth, social security, address, employment and other information. You can decide not to complete the application, however, the bail bonds agency will likely not execute the surety bond.
What are your operational hours?
Gorilla Bail Bonds, is open 24 hours 7 Days a week. We also work on holidays and most times during snow storms.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, We Offer Bail Bond Financing to Qualified Applicants. Once approved, you can get up to 15 month financing. Pay Gorilla Bail Bonds weekly, every two weeks, monthly or make a one time full payment. The amount of the payment can be negotiated with the individual bail bondsman.
What is the initial bail process?
Once you Decide to Work With Gorilla Bail Bonds, the assigned bail bond agent will have you fill out and sign several forms. Some of the legal forms authorize the bails bond agent to execute the bond on your behalf. Another can ask for your personal information and also disclose related liabilities. The bail agent will finalize the process by giving the police department or legal authority the needed documents to post bond. At last, the person locked up is then bonded and will be released.
What is common terminology used within the surety bonding industry?
Some of the terms used by Bondsman Include, PTA, Premium, Defendant, Cosigner, Mandatory Minimum, Payment Plan, GA, PD, Bail, Bonds, Bail Bonding and others.
I have a friend locked up in New York, can you help?
Unfortunately No, We are Only Licensed in Connecticut. However, if you live in another state and a friend or loved one is locked up in Connecticut, we can help with bail bond services without you having to travel to CT. For more information about the out of state bail bond process give us a call.
Why do all bail bondsmen talk about the 35 percent down payment rule?
If you Were Looking for a Payment Plan on a Bail Bond, chances are that if you spoke to various agents, you were given the same minimal quote. This quote, or reduced deposit, is a calculation of thirthy five percent of the state mandated premium. Bail bond companies are not required to accept this lower rate as an initial deposit. The discounted bonding rate is offered at the discretion of the individual agency. The fact is, that all bonding agents in Connecticut must comply with the 35 percent bail bond regulation.
How much do you have to pay
a bail bondsman?
How does a Jail bond work?
First, for this example, jail is the county department of corrections, the final stop after going through the police department and superior court detention.
- First, we complete and submit all of the related bail bond paper work to the department of corrections receptionist.
- Second, the receptionist verifies that all documents are completed correctly and then forwards them to a member of the records department.
- Third, the records department checks the documents for errors, ensures that the individual being bonded is ok with the law for bonding and if so, lets the proper authority know that the individual is bonded and ready to be released.
- Fourth, the correctional officer in charged of release prepares your loved one for bond.
- To conclude, bond is completed and the individual bonded is released from the county jail.
We service every Connecticut county Jail below
Superior Court bail bond process
The bail bond process at the majority of Connecticut's courts is the same. Some of the things that change include location, release time and staff etc. After the detainee goes in front of the judge and the bond is set, this can be the bail bond process to be expected.
- First, we would complete all of the bail related forms.
- Second, we would submit the finished forms to the superior court clerk thereby executing the bond.
- Third, the clerk would usually call the detention marshals to notify them of the person being bonded.
- At last, your loved one is brought over to the release area which varies per location and is required to sign a document acknowledging the conditions of bond. And is then released on bond!
Bail bond service available at all the listed locations
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