FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is our service area?

  • We serve Bastrop County. This includes Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville, and Cedar Creek.

What is a surety bond?

  • A surety bond is one that is backed by the bondsman or an insurance company. With these kinds of bonds, you will pay a non-refundable premium; this premium will generally be 10%  of the full bond amount. The bondsman then covers the rest of the costs to the court.

What is an Indemnitor?

  • The Indemnitor is the co-signer on the bond. Once a person signs as Indemnitor, they are also responsible for fulfilling the bond. This means they will be required to make payments in the event that the Defendant cannot and must also ensure the Defendant makes all court appearances. An Indemnitor cannot be released from the bond unless it is filled OR if a judge agrees to release all parties involved.

What do I need to secure a bond?

  •  In order to secure a bond with us, we must obtain some basic identification information pertaining to both you (the Indemnitor) and the person you are “bailing out” (the Defendant), as well as relevant case information. Call us today at 512-549-3873 to find out what your specific case will require.

What forms of payment are accepted?

  • We accept cash and all major credit cards.

I’m a current client. What rules must I follow?

  • There are multiple terms of your bond agreement that you can review on your copy. The most important is that you call us on your weekly check-in day at 512-549-3873. You must call every week.
  • When you’re due in court, you must attend and you must dress appropriately.
  • Bastrop County Courthouse
    804 Pecan Street
    Bastrop, TX 78602
    Phone: (512) 581-7100

Please do not hesitate to call us at 512-549-3873 with any questions or to secure a bond!