Frequently Asked Bail Bonds Questions

How Much Will My Bail Cost?

Fred Frank accepts as low as 1% down. That means you could only have to pay $100 down on a $10,000 bail. If you don’t have credit, we will work with you to set up an easy payment plan.

Call (410) FOR-BAIL / (410) 367-2245 to learn more.

Do I Need To Give Collateral To The Bail Bond Company?

Collateral is something of value that is used to make sure that the defendant appears in court for his hearings and trial. Most bail bond companies take collateral in the form of real estate or cash.

At Fred Frank Bail Bonds, most of our clients will be eligible for no collateral bonds. Call (410) FOR-BAIL / (410) 367-2245 to see if you qualify.

When we do require collateral, usually for riskier bonds, we take it in the form of real estate, cash, stocks, or bonds.

When the defendant’s case has been resolved and all financial obligations are satisfied, the bail bond company is required by law to return the collateral to the individual who pledged it.

What Information Do I Need To Get Bail Posted For My Loved One?

Part of our service is to help get all the necessary information to have your loved one released. All we need to get started is the name of the person arrested.

Call (410) FOR-BAIL / (410) 367-2245 to get your loved one out of jail fast.

Does Fred Frank Bail Bonds Post Bonds Anywhere in Maryland?

Yes. We can post bonds in any court, any jail, any time.

Does Fred Frank Bail Bonds Post Bonds in Other Parts of the Country?

Yes. We have a network of bail bond companies and bail agents across the country who can post bonds for us. If you’re not in Maryland, call our toll free number: (800) 334-1450.

Does Fred Frank Bail Bonds Post Immigration Bonds?

Yes. In fact, we are the only bail bond company in Maryland that posts immigration bonds.

Does Your Bail Company Post Large Bonds?

Yes, writing large bonds is one of our specialties. We are the only bail bond company in Maryland with the ability to post bonds of any size without first obtaining approval from our insurance company. That means we can move quickly to obtain your loved one’s release from jail.

Can Fred Frank Bail Bonds Post Cash Bonds?


Can You Help With A Pre-Arrest Warrant?

Yes. We can assist you with pre-arrest warrants, whether for a misdemeanor or felony charge. Outstanding warrants can also be resolved.

In many situations, our bail agents can appear with the individual at the court and post the bond, so that the person can avoid being taken into custody and placed under arrest. Call (410) FOR-BAIL / (410) 367-2245 to learn how we can help you take care of a warrant with the least amount of inconvenience possible.

Do I Have A Right To Bail?

In Maryland, a defendant is entitled to be released on bail if the judge or magistrate is satisfied that the bail amount will result in (1) the defendant making all court appearances, and (2) the alleged victim and community remaining safe.

If your request for bail is denied, your attorney can file a request for you to obtain bail. We will assist your lawyer in obtaining your bail.

How Do I Become a Bail Bondsman?

If you are interested in becoming a bail bondsman, the first step is to understand what a bail agent does and the 24 hour commitment to service that is required. Call us and we’d be happy to meet with you to discuss your interest.

In addition, you must have a Maryland Property & Casualty Producers License. Pre-licensing education can be provided by Enterprise Insurance Training.

Talk To A Licensed Bail Bond Agent Right Now

Call (410) FOR-BAIL / (410) 367-2245 to get out of jail fast!