Many people, when trying to bail a loved one our of jail, want to know how long it will take. For obvious reasons, they want their loved one out of jail as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, there are some jails that do not work very quickly at all.
At Bail Bonds in Martinez, we do everything we can to make the bail bond process as fast as possible. We will guide you, answer any bail-related questions you may have, and fill out the paperwork in just a few hours.
From there however, it is out of our hands.
Once we send the bail bond out, it is up to the jail to process it. Depending on the jail, that could be as short as a few hours or as long as a few days. This varying time is affected by the size of the jail and the county where it is located.
For instance, jails in Los Angeles County are notoriously crowded, which means they process paperwork much slower. It usually takes at least a day for an LA County jail to process the release paperwork. Meanwhile, in some smaller counties, we can usually bail someone out in as little as 2 hours.
When looking to see how long it will take to bail a friend or family member out of jail, it is best to talk to one of our bail agents here at Bail Bonds in Martinez. They will be able to lookup where your loved one has been arrested and give you an estimate on how long it will take to bail him or her out of jail.