What to Know About Bail Bond Co-signing

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Being a bail bond co-signer requires a lot of responsibility, but even more trust. Many bail bonds require a co-signer. So, what does this job entail? Here are our answers to the most common bail bond cosigner-related questions we receive.

Question: Who can be a co-signer?
Answer: Anyone who the defendant can get to be a co-signer, can be one. This responsible adult must be in good standing with the law, meaning they cannot be in jail, and they must agree to be the co-signer; they cannot be forced.

Question: Does the co-signer do anything, besides sign the bail bond forms?
Answer: Most definitely. The co-signer is responsible for making sure the defendant shows up on time for all court appointments...