If someone you love is behind bars, having an experienced, professional bail bondsman is key to getting them out as soon as possible. Of course, time is of the essence, but taking a short period to research your options and choose the right bond agency can prevent serious, potentially serious problems later. Below are a few tips for finding a bail bond agency you can trust.

How to Find the Right Bail Bondsman

1. Experience

While brand-new agents are capable of providing excellent service, those who’ve been around longer will know how to work with a variety of law enforcement agencies. Ideally, you’ll want to find a bail bondsman who has been serving the community for decades and who has experience working with the jail where your loved one is being held.

2. Payment Plans

bail bondsmanBail bond agencies charge a nominal fee for their services, typically 10% of the bond amount. Unfortunately, this might be more than many families can afford, especially on short notice. Reputable, compassionate bail bond agencies understand the financial pressure you’re under and will work with you to set up a payment plan that fits in your budget.

3. A Valid License

Every state requires bail bond agents to obtain a license and undergo an extensive background check. Before trusting a bail bondsman with your friend or family member’s freedom, ask to see their license. Any trustworthy agency should be glad to show you their credentials, along with proof that their employees are fully qualified.


For over 20 years, families throughout Connecticut have relied on 3-D Bail Bonds for fast, reliable help when they need it most. Our agents are standing by 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and have worked with law enforcement agencies throughout the state. Visit our website to find your nearest office today, follow our Facebook for updates, or call (860) 247-2245 to reach our office in Hartford. To speak with a bail bondsman in New Britain, call (860) 229-2525, or dial (203) 562-6666 for our New Haven location.