Call (512) 474-4114 for an Austin area jail release: Travis, Williamson, Caldwell, Hays, Comal and Guadalupe County.
Instead of waiting for a judge to set bail, there may be an option to get out of jail quickly. Texas law allows licensed attorneys to get defendants out of jail.
The Nicole True Law Firm may be able to help you get out of jail 24 hours a day.
Types of Bail Bonds
Once a judge sets the amount of bail there are four ways to gain release from jail: lawyer assisted bond, surety bond, personal bond, and cash bond. The judge will set a bail amount based on how serious the charges are and your previous arrest history.
In Travis County, Judges set bail 24 hours a day. Anytime you get arrested whether it be at 1am or noon, we may be able to help you get out of jail. We may be able to help people get out of jail as soon as possible. Your jail release fee can be applied toward your attorney’s fees.
In Travis County, if you qualify, you only need to pay a $20 personal bond recognizance bond. The process can be time-consuming and is not always approved. If you qualify for a personal bond, the process begins with waiting for a judge to set bail. Then the Pre-Trial Office can require up to another 12 hours to determine if the arrestee qualifies for a personal bond.
The full amount of the bail must be deposited with the court in the form of a cashier’s check or money order. The funds can not be retrieved until after the criminal case is resolved. Plus, the bail can be set in the thousands of dollars.
Depending on the details of your arrest, it may be necessary to go to a bail bond company. Bail bonds are available 24 hours a day and some offer any size bond. The companies typically charge between 10% to 20% of the bail amount. Once a bail bondsman has been paid the money will not be returned and can not be applied toward attorney’s fees.
In immigration court, it is usually necessary to have a bond hearing in front of an immigration judge before you are released. With experienced legal counsel, you can obtain a reasonable immigration bond and be released from detention. Immigration bonds must be paid in full and are typically between $1,500 and $10,000 dollars.