How Can I Get a Bail Bondsman to Relay a Message to the Defendant in Jail?

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My sister was arrested a few hours ago and I’m working on getting the money together to get her out. How can I get a bondsman to pass on that info?  My sister hasn’t called any of us yet, but I think that’s because she doesn’t know any phone numbers. I just want her to know we’re working on this so she doesn’t need to worry.

Unfortunately, the jail does not allow anyone to pass on messages to a defendant. They won’t relay messages from family members, from an attorney or from a bondman. The only way to speak with your sister is for her to contact you or for you to schedule an in-person visit at the jail.

If you’re trying to get her out of jail quickly and you do schedule a visit, this could hold up her booking process, which means it could take longer for you to get her out.

For more information on how bail works or how jail phone calls work call our office today at 888-224-5266 to speak with a bondsman in your area.

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