During the holidays it can be lonely to be without a loved one that may have gotten arrested due to poor judgment. We here at Off the Hook Bail Bonds understand that you want to be with your friends and family over the holidays so we are offering 10% off the bond fee for any… Read more »
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New Bail Bonding Office location!
We are excited to announce that we will soon have a new location in Brunswick County to assist local residents with their bail bonding needs! With the sheriff’s recent decision to make it mandatory for all bail bond companies that wish to be listed inside the jail, they must have a office to be on… Read more »
Brunswick County Jail Changing Bail Bonding Policy
As of July 1, 2015 the Brunswick County jail is going to remove the current list of bail bonding companies and replace it with a list of bail bonding companies that only have offices in Brunswick county. The purpose of the change is to prevent what is known in the industry as “Trunk Bondsmen”. A… Read more »
What failing to appear in court two or more times means.
As a bail bondsman I constantly get calls from people in jail that have missed court here in Wilmington NC. We understand that things happen and people miss court from time to time. But when you miss your court date the second time and wind up back in jail this is a problem. This situation… Read more »
The Life of a Bail Bondsman -By an Intern
As an intern working for both Off The Hook Bail Bonds and Bonds by Terri I have learned a lot about what the life of a bondsman is. When I first started this internship I came in only knowing that a bondsman gets someone out of jail until their court date comes around and the… Read more »
Be Leery of Discount Bail Bonds!
Like with most services everyone likes to get a bargain. When it comes to bail bonds in Wilmington NC some bail bondsmen will quote you a ridiculously low amount of money to do a bail bond for you. Be very careful going with these companies, what they are doing is telling you this just to… Read more »
How to choose a good Bail Bondsman in Wilmington NC
When people need to get a friend or loved one out of jail it is usually at a time when you are not prepared for this news. These days most people have a smartphone or a computer where they go to find a bail bondsman instead of a phone book. Many people have a preconceived… Read more »
Collect calls from Brunswick & Pender County Jails
For several years Securus has been the collect call billing company for the Wilmington, Burgaw, and Bolivia jails. A lot of people are familiar with that recorded call that says ” This is a collect call from county jail to accept charges press one.” At a rate of $15 every time you accept a… Read more »
Pretrial Release VS Bail Bonds in Wilmington, NC
If you are a tax paying resident of New Hanover county, do you agree with having a portion of your tax dollars going to fund a program that allows people that have committed crimes to be released out of jail with a ankle monitor? What if you were the victim of a crime, would you… Read more »
What happens to forfeited Bail Bonds?
When people are put in jail or are arrested they usually have to pay in full a bail amount set by a magistrate or hire a bail bondsman and pay a percentage of the bond amount, usually 15%. That persons bail bond can be set anywhere from hundreds to millions of dollars. With many people… Read more »