Bail Bond Process

Rick’s Bail Bonds Fort Pierce works for you. With a loved one incarcerated we go to the St Lucie County Jail. We release your loved one quickly. This is because only a licensed bail bond agent can post bond for an individual and we will do that for you immediately. The most ideal time to give Rick’s Bail Bonds a call is just after the arrest, so call 722-444-2245. Rick’s Bail Bonds will handle everything for you so you can rest easy. We walk you through the process.

The Bail Bonds Process

St. Lucie County Jail

The Florida bail bonds process is highly regulated and Rick’s Bail Bonds knows the process well in order to serve you. Because we specialize in Fort Pierce and the St. Lucie County Jail we offer the fastest release times to you. You’ll only pay what the State of Florida allows. The State strictly regulates bail bonds fees.

We offer bail bonds fastest release times in Ft. Pierce, Port St Lucie County, Martin County, Okeechobee County, Stuart, Vero Beach, Martin County.

The bail bond process is as follows:

  • The first step, obtain the person’s full legal name (first, middle if applicable, and last) and their date of birth. With this information call Rick’s Bail Bonds at 772-444-2245
  • We obtain the arrest information for you. We obtain the booking number, the exact location where your loved one/friend is being held, a list of charges filed, and amount of the bail. Note: A person may not be eligible for bonds if the cases is filed without a bond order. The Judge’s sentence determines this.
  • We immediately begin the bail bond process for you. There is no need to leave your home of office. We send you digital forms to your smart phone for you to fill out and digitally sign. This happens within minutes.
  • By law, we collect 10% of the bail as a premium. We collect this amount or arrange financing with us to assemble the funds. Rick’s Bail Bonds will help you with this. Rick’s Bail Bonds accepts cash, credit cards, check and even provides financing.
  • At this point we request your loved one released from jail. We contact the facility. Discuss exact bond information and plan for release. We arrange the individual’s release.
  • Our bail agent calls you as soon as we have devised an appropriate release plan with the jail. Although we can start the release process immediately, at a minimum, it takes several hours for the jail to complete the full release process. Therefore we encourage your patience as we are doing everything in our power to help you.
  • We guarantee the full bail amount to the Court, as well as, the appearance of the individual. Note: You may be required to guarantee the appearance by providing collateral for the entirety of the bond. Collateral includes: a car, boat, house, or any other property of significant value.
  • We may ask common questions of you, relating to: who, what, where and why the particular individual is in custody. The agent might also ask you more personal information about the individual in custody such as, personal history, previous and current employment status, previous arrests, time spent in current residence and many others. We will, most likely, have to be in contact with you several times so it is imperative that the phone number you provide is a current number we can reach you at.