Posting bail is oftentimes unaffordable when posting a cash bail. To bail someone out of jail, you will most likely need to purchase a bond. This process involves a contractual undertaking guaranteed by a bail agent and the individual posting bail. The bail agent guarantees to the court that the defendant will appear in court each and every time the judge requires them to. Bail bond agents in Hollywood must be certified by the State of California to issue a bond. This requires them to attend annual educational seminars to retain their certification. This insures bond purchasers that all activity is legal and official. A common misconception is that you need to own property to purchase a bail bond. Why this is true most of the time, S & H Bail Bonds has the ability to issue bonds without property as collateral if the circumstances are right. If the defendant "jumps bail" the cosigner which is typically the bail bonds company or agent is obligated to pay the full amount of the bail. If the defendant is located and arrested by the bail agent the cosigner is responsible for all expenses the bail agent incurs while looking for the defendant. If you have any questions, about bail bonds please contact us.