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Anna's Bail Bonds

We Get You Out!

We Get You Home!


302 West Main Avenue

Gastonia, NC 28054

24 Hours A Day

7 Days A Week

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Locally owned and operated!

Conveniently located less than a mile from the Gaston County Jail.

See map below for directions. 

Many people have seen bounty hunters on television, kicking in doors and chasing people down, and make the mistake of thinking that is the same as a bail bonds agent. This could not be farther from the truth.

A bail bondsman is more likely to wear a suit to work than a leather vest and more likely to spend his days filing paperwork and making phone calls than prowling the streets. In order to be a successful bail bondsman, the person must conduct himself professionally, as bondsmen deal with not only defendants but also with police and jail administrators.

Bail Bonds F.A.Q.


If you are dealing with the law for the first time, bail might seem like a complicated matter. Many of our customers are unsure about how to get out of jail when they initially call us. The process of getting a bail bond can be difficult to navigate without help, which is why we always have an experienced bail bondsman available to work with you. If you are already at the jail, we can meet you there to discuss the bail bond.

What is a Bail Bond?

This is a payment that the arrested person may be able to make to the court in order to leave jail until trial. The payment is a way that the court can help ensure that the accused will appear at any future court dates.

How Does Bail Work?

One of the most popular questions we hear at our office is “how do bail bonds work?” Though each situation is different, the steps are generally the same.

If he or she is able to, the defendant can pay the bond in cash themselves and be released from jail, but the bond is usually a larger amount than most people keep on hand. This is where a bail bondsman becomes useful.

How Much Does it Cost?

The bail bondsman can pay the fee to get the defendant out of jail, as long as a friend or family member (also known as a cosigner) pays anywhere from 5% to 10% of the bail amount as a down payment. The amount of the fee depends on a number of things such as if the person needing bail is a local resident or from out of state and if the person has a previous record of jumping bail.

What is the Cosigners Responsibility Once Bail is Posted?

The co-signer attests that the defendant will show up to his or her court date. If the defendant fails to show, the cosigner is held liable for the full amount of the bail. This liability is why it’s important for the cosigner to be sure the defendant is trustworthy before arranging jail release.

 We understand that jail is a scary prospect for many who are incarcerated, and we are here to help. Contact us as soon as you know of incarceration; the more quickly we know, the more quickly we can help you get out of jail.

Is a Defendant Released on Bail in the Custody of the Bail Agent?

Yes, when a bail bondsman posts a bail bond with the jail or court, they are taking responsibility for the defendant to appear at all future court dates. For example, if a defendant does not follow the terms and conditions of the bail bondsman, then the defendant risks being returned to jail. If a defendant fails to communicate or check in as required by the bail bondsman then they may also be returned to jail. Always abide by the rules of the bond agreement. They are as binding as an agreement with the court or magistrate.