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       Smith American Bail Bonds can be reached at 317-531-5447. To date, this bail bond agency is the best Bail Bonds company and your top local bail bonding agency in the city of Indianapolis and the entire state of Indiana. Smith American Bail Bonds provides bail bonds services including online bail bonds as well, the online bail bonds service allows you to pay your surety bond online.  Smith American Bail Bonds will assist you with the bail bond process and make sure you have a fast and friendly experience. Smith American Bail Bonds provides 8% surety bail bond services throughout the city of Indianapolis and the entire state of Indiana. This bail bonding agency provides 24 hour bail bonds services and operates 24/7 seven days a week.


       Smith American Bail Bonds also provides out-of-state bonds known as transfer bonds. If you require bail bonding services, just contact Smith American Bail Bonds or go to the services tab or jail inmate info page on our site and click Marion County Jail inmate search or the following counties that are listed where the defendant may be incarcerated. Once again thanks for allowing Smith American Bail Bonds to be your first choice through such a tough time.



     Smith American Bail Bonds are in Indianapolis, IN known as Marion County Indiana at 55 S. State Avenue Suite 355 Indianapolis, IN, 46201, and northeast of Indianapolis at 8902 Otis Avenue Suite 123A Indianapolis, IN, 46216. As of today, Smith American Bail Bonds has a five-star rating on Google with over two hundred five-star customer Google reviews combining both locations. Smith American Bail Bonds offers surety bond and bail bonding services for Marion County Indiana and the entire state of Indiana. When you contact Smith American Bail Bonds you will be greeted with a professional bail bondsman.

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  • Are bail bonding companies 24 hours?
    Are bail bonding companies 24 hours? Yes, Smith American Bail Bonds is twenty-four hours seven days a week. Smith American Bail Bonds is highly known and respected for their twenty-four-hour bail bonding services. No matter the time or day if you are in need of bail bonding services just contact Smith American Bail Bonds.
  • Can a felon sign a bond?
    Yes, there are no laws that says a felon can’t do it. It’s important to ask a attorney or a probation officer before paying someone's bond. It is not illegal for a person who was convicted of a felony to bail someone else out of jail.
  • Bail Bond Cost?
    In the state of Indiana bail bonding companies charge 8% or 10% on all surety bonds. Depending on the severity of the case you may only be required to pay the 10% premium on the bond.
  • What Is the time limit for jail release after the bond has been paid? What Is A bail bond hold?
    When it comes to paying someone’s bail bond through a bail bondsman everyone wants to know if the release quicker or how long does it take for the defendant to be released. When a defendant’s commercial bond also known as surety bond has been paid through a bail bondsman chances are very high that the defendant will be released quickly as long as there are no current holds on the defendant. But when it comes down to it there is no specific time when it comes to jail release. In the state of Indiana if you pay a bond with a licensed bail bondsman your chance is very high to be released quickly. In the state of Indiana if a defendant has a bond in the county that they are currently incarcerated in but has a hold for another county the bond must be paid in the county they are currently incarcerated in to be released to the other county to determine what their bail may be if not already listed. In the state of Indiana if a defendant has paid a surety bond and they have community corrections hold for GPS their release can be delayed from two hours to 24 hours. Community corrections hold means that once the defendant's surety bond has been paid they will be released to community corrections to be hooked up to ankle monitoring. In the state of Indiana, most bail bondsmen will not post a bond on the defendant’s behalf if the defendant has a federal hold or an Ice hold (immigration). If the defendant has an Ice Hold and the defendant is on a green car or work permit from the United States of America there may be some exceptions to getting the surety bond done through a licensed bail bondsman and bail bonding agency. In the state of Indiana, most bail bonding agencies will not bond a defendant out if there is a federal hold, however, in the state of Indiana, most bail bonding agencies will not bail a defendant out if there is an immigration hold because the defendant is considered a flight risk especially if they don’t have a green card.
  • Are bail bonding companies open on all holidays?
    Smith American Bail Bonds is open on all holidays. Smith American Bail Bonds provides the best experience when working with a bail bondsman. Smith American Bail Bonds understands the importance of family when it comes to the holidays.
  • What is a surety bond?
    Surety Bond - A Surety Bond is a bond that is set by a judge and is required to be paid and processed through a bail bondsman. Once the surety bond has been paid through a bail bondsman and all bail bonding requirements are met the defendant will be released. Surety Bond. Surety bonds are 10 percent or 8 percent of the total bond ordered in a case and must be posted with a licensed bail agent. The bondsman then posts bail with the court on your behalf. This type of bond is not refundable. Example: Judge Jill orders a $1,000 surety bond.
  • What Indiana counties have bail bondsmen?
    Surety Bail Bonding Service Counties Adams County, IN Allen County, IN Bartholomew County, IN Benton County, IN Blackford County, IN Boone County, IN Brown County, IN Carroll County, IN Cass County, IN Clark County, IN Clay County, IN Clinton County, IN Crawford County, IN Daviess County, IN Dearborn County, IN Decatur County, IN DeKalb County, IN Delaware County, IN Dubois County, IN Elkhart County, IN Fayette County, IN Floyd County, IN Fountain County, IN Franklin County, IN Fulton County, IN Gibson County, IN Grant County, IN Greene County, IN Hamilton County, IN Hancock County, IN Harrison County, IN Hendricks County, IN Henry County, IN Howard County, IN Huntington County, IN Jackson County, IN Jasper County, IN Jay County, IN Jefferson County, IN Jennings County, IN Johnson County, IN Knox County, IN Kosciusko County, IN LaGrange County, IN Lake County, IN LaPorte County, IN Lawrence County, IN Madison County, IN Marion County, IN Marshall County, IN Martin County, IN Miami County, IN Monroe County, IN Montgomery County, IN Morgan County, IN Newton County, IN Noble County, IN Ohio County, IN Orange County, IN Owen County, IN Parke County, IN Perry County, IN Pike County, IN Porter County, IN Posey County, IN Pulaski County, IN Putnam County, IN Randolph County, IN Ripley County, IN Rush County, IN Saint Joseph County, IN Scott County, IN Shelby County, IN Spencer County, IN Starke County, IN Steuben County, IN Sullivan County, IN Switzerland County, IN Tippecanoe County, IN Tipton County, IN Union County, IN Vanderburgh County, IN Vermillion County, IN Vigo County, IN Wabash County, IN Warren County, IN Warrick County, IN Washington County, IN Wayne County, IN Wells County, IN White County, IN Whitley County, IN
  • What is a cash bond?
    A bond allows an arrested person (defendant) to be released from jail until his or her case is completed. A $5.00 Death Benefit Fee is added to all bond payments. For example, if you have a $500 cash bond, you will pay $500 plus the $5.00 benefit fee for a total of $505. You pay the full bond amount or 10% of the cash bond amount if the judge decides to set a 10% cash bond. If the bond is set at $50,000.00 you must pay the full amount and if the judge sets the bond to a $50,000.00 10% cash bond you must pay $5,000.00.
  • Do you get bail money back?
    Surety bonds are non-refundable in the state of Indiana. If the judge set a cash bond and once the case is completed you can apply to get money back.
  • What are the different types of No Bond Holds a defendant can have?
    Community Corrections - Community Corrections provides a sentencing alternative to being placed in jail or prison. We provide a means of supervising offenders while keeping the public safe. The sentencing a person could receive may be, Home Detention, Adult Day Reporting, or Community Service. Immigration Holds - An ICE hold refers to a written request from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to a local jail or other law enforcement agency that has taken a person into custody after a lawful arrest. Customs Enforcement will screen the defendant to determine if they can remain in the United States. Federal Hold - A federal hold is when the federal government has an interest in a person, potentially to bring charges against them. If a federal hold is in place when a person wants to post a bond on a state case, that would not be a good idea.
  • Can you pay a bail bondsman online?
    Yes! Smith American Bail Bonds provides online bail bonding services for clients. However Smith American Bail Bonds online bail bonding services is on a case by case decision. Not all clients can be approved for the online bail bonding service. Some clients may be required to do the bail bonding process in office.
  • How does the bail bond process work?
    Step1: Judge Sets Surety Bonds Step 2: Contact Smith American Bail Bonds at 317-531-5447 Step 3: Once you have contacted Smith American Bail Bonds, they will advise you that the indemnitor also known as the individuals who will be paying the surety bond must be the age of 18 years or older and must be a United States Citizen. If you are not a US Citizen, then you will be required to have a co-signer who is an Us Citizen and over the age of 18 years. Step 4: Smith American Bail Bonds will also require the incarcerated individual's name also known as the defendant to verify his or her charges and bond amounts. Smith American Bail Bonds will verify all necessary information over the phone. Step 5: Once Steps 1 – 4 have been completed Smith American Bail Bonds advise you that you need to come to one of the two locations they must post the surety bond. Before you go to the location of Smith American Bail Bond, they will also give you the option to pay the surety bond through their online process which will eliminate you having to travel. Smith American Bail Bonds will also advise you if you are eligible for paying 8% on the surety bond. Step 6: Once you have arrived at Smith American Bail Bonds you will be required to fill out confidential paperwork along with an indemnity agreement. An Indemnity agreement means that you are liable for The whole surety bond amount if the defendant fails to appear in court. You are also obligated to ensure that the defendant will appear at all his court dates. Some bonds require collateral. In the event you are required to pay collateral keep in mind you still must pay the 8% or 10% of the surety bond. Smith American Bail Bonds only takes collateral only is the surety bond the judge sets is extremely high and the defendant poses to be a flight risk. If Smith American Bail Bonds take collateral the property needs to be worth the face value of the bond. If the bond is $80,000.00 the property needs to be appraised between $70,000.00 and 80,000.00 Step 7: Once you have met the bail agent at Smith American Bail Bonds and all required documents are completed and the bond amount has been paid the bail agent at Smith American Bail Bonds will post the bond in the county jail the defendant resides in so they can be released. Once the defendant is released, he will need to contact Smith American Bail Bonds within 48 hours from release so he can fill out his or her defendant application. The defendant will also be required to check in by phone every Friday by phone.
Where We Serve

Smith American Bail Bonds offer the following bail bond services for the following indianapolis zip codes and more. 


46077, 4610,7 46113, 46183, 46201, 46202, 46203, 46204, 46205, 46208, 46214, 46217, 46218, 46219, 46220, 46221, 46222, 46224, 46225, 46226, 46227, 46228, 46229, 46235, 46236, 46226, 46218, 46260, 46254, 46216, 46203, 46204, 46220, 46205, 46221, 46222, 46223, 46224, 46225, 46226, 45227, 46228, 46229, 46230, 46231, 46250, 46235, 46256, 46266, 46259, 46274, 46280, 46236, 46240, 46201, 46202, 46204, 46211,46077, 46052, 46075, 46071, 46102, 46147

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Adams County Indiana‎, Allen County Indiana‎, Bartholomew County Indiana‎ Benton County Indiana‎, Blackford County Indiana‎, Boone County Indiana‎,

Brown County Indiana‎, Carroll County Indiana,‎ Cass County Indiana,‎ Clark County Indiana‎, Clay County Indiana‎, Clinton County Indiana‎, Crawford County Indiana‎, Daviess County Indiana,‎ Dearborn County Indiana‎, Decatur County Indiana‎, DeKalb County Indiana,‎ Delaware County Indiana‎, Dubois County Indiana,‎ Elkhart County Indiana‎, Fayette County Indiana‎, Floyd County Indiana‎, Fountain County Indiana‎, Franklin County Indiana‎, Fulton County Indiana‎, Gibson County Indiana, Grant County Indiana, Greene County Indiana, Hamilton County Indiana, Hancock County Indiana, Harrison County Indiana, Hendricks County Indiana, Henry County Indiana, Howard County Indiana, Huntington County Indiana, Jackson County Indiana, Jasper Count Indiana, Jay County Indiana, Jefferson County Indiana, Jennings County Indiana, Johnson County Indiana, Knox County Indiana, Kosciusko County Indiana, LaGrange County Indiana, Lake County Indiana, LaPorte County Indiana, Lawrence County Indiana, Madison County Indiana, Marion County Indiana, Marshall County Indiana, Martin County Indiana, Miami County Indiana, Monroe County Indiana, Montgomery County Indiana, Morgan County Indiana, Newton County Indiana, Noble County Indiana, Ohio County Indiana, Orange County Indiana, Owen County Indiana, Parke County Indiana, Perry County Indiana, Pike County Indiana, Porter County Indiana, Posey County Indiana, Pulaski County Indiana Putnam County Indiana, Randolph County Indiana, Ripley County Indiana, Rush County Indiana, Scott County Indiana, Shelby County Indiana, Spencer County Indiana, St. Joseph County Indiana, Starke County Indiana, Steuben County Indiana, Sullivan County Indiana, Switzerland County Indiana, Tippecanoe County Indiana, Tipton County Indiana, Union County Indiana, Vanderburgh County Indiana, Vermillion County Indiana, Vigo County Indiana, Wabash County Indiana, Warren County Indiana, Warrick County Indiana, Washington County Indiana, Wayne County Indiana, Wells County Indiana, White County Indiana, Whitley County Indiana

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How to post a Surety Bond


When Posting Bail or Bond in Indianapolis or the state of Indiana the first step is to contact Smith American Bail Bonds. When you have contacted Smith American Bail Bonds a Bail Bondsman will assist you and gather the defendant’s information. Once the Bondsman has collected the defendant’s information he will run his or her alias through the jail inmate or Indianapolis Jail inmate search or database. Once the bondsman has collected all information from the database he or she then will meet with you to start the Bail process. The person that meets with the bondsman and signs the paperwork and agreement will be known as the Indemnitor. Once all paperwork has been processed the Bondsman will go to the jail to post a bond.


Smith American Bail Bonds is the best bail bond agency in Indianapolis and the state of Indiana. This bail bond agency has over one hundred and seventy positive five-star google reviews combing both bail bonding locations. This agency is very dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible when it comes to your bail bond needs. For any bail bond services please call 317-531-5447

Contact Us

Location 1: 8902 Otis Avenue Suite 123A Indianapolis, IN 46216 (Location on Eastside of Indy | North of 56th Post Rd. Past CVS)

Location 2: Downtown Location 55 S. State Street Suite #355 Indianapolis, IN 46201

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