Please note: The word 'Instanter' must be entered as the court date.
You will be required to submit an additional copy of the bond to the Bond Clerk in order for the defendant to be given a copy of his/her bond. The copy must be clearly stamped in red ink "Defendant Copy". You must present the original, the copy, and the money order to the Bond Clerk at the same time.
Additional Information Required on Bail Bonds
Amount of bond must include the word "dollars"
Court (if misdemeanor) must show "County Courts at Law"
Town of appearance must also include state
Effective September 1, 2021
If the Defendant is charged under the Penal Code outlined in Art. 17.081 TX Code of Criminal Procedure, a bail bond must include:
The address, identification number, and state of issuance as shown on a valid driver’s license or identification card for the defendant, and the same for
Any surety, including any agent executing the bail on behalf of a corporation acting as surety
Notarization of Bail Bonds
Due to the fact that the jurat on each bail bond attests to more than just the genuineness of the surety's signature, the notarization must be made on the same date as the bond is made. This is being required by our legal counsel.