Bond Information

Bonding Procedures

Own Recognizance Bond: The judge can release you on your promise to appear in court when required, but this can only be done by court order.


Cash Bond: A cash bond requires the full amount of the bond in cash, which may be returned to you at the completion of your case in court- fines and cost may be held from this. The clerk of the court will be responsible for the return of your bond money.


Surety Bond: Bondsman that are registered in Huntington County usually charge a fee of 10% of your total bond. This fee is non-refundable. Our staff cannot recommend a specific bondsman, but will allow you to choose one.


Property Bond: In order to obtain a property bond, you or a friend or a relative must have sufficient equity in a home or property in the State of Indiana. Property bonds must be approved by the Sheriff during normal working hours. Specific requirements for this type of bond are available at the Sheriff's Office.


10 % Cash Bond: A 10 % cash bond requires 10% of the amount of the bond. This bond money may be returned to you at the completion of the case after deduction of fines, costs, fees, and other matters ordered by the court.
Credit Card Bond: Available through Government Payment Service at


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