How can I bail someone out of jail?
Bail is generally set at the time of booking. The bail amount for a given inmate may change during the court process. You may call the jail at any time to determine the current bail for a given inmate. There are two ways to make bail. You may bring the FULL AMOUNT of the bail in cash or cashier's check to the jail. Once the subject fulfils their court appearance responsibilities, the court will arrange to refund the entire amount to you. Alternatively you may contact a bail bond agency. Bond agencies will typically require a percentage of the bail amount (typically 10% - 15%) as a NON-REFUNDABLE deposit, plus some type of security against the bond. In addition, a bonds person will want someone who is not incarcerated to "co-sign" the bond. They will then post the bond for you. In either case once the bond is posted the arrestee will be released from jail immediately. A partial listing of local bond agents is available on the Facility home page.

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1. When is visiting day?
2. How can I get money to someone in jail?
3. How do I find out when an inmate goes to court?
4. What happens if an inmate is sentenced to a term in state prison?
5. How can I find some one who has been sent to prison?
6. When I asked what someone's charges were, I got a number. What does this number mean?
7. Someone I know was arrested and taken to jail. What happens now?
8. How can I bail someone out of jail?
9. What can I mail to an inmate?
10. What may I bring to an inmate in jail?
11. How can I get a message to an inmate?
12. I am required by the state to register for a criminal offense. How do I do that?
13. Does Mariposa County have alternative incarceration programs?