Cash & Secured Bail Bonds in Delaware | 1st Choice Bail Bonds

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The first question and concern we often hear from clients is “how quickly can you get him (or her) out of jail?” At 1st Choice Bail Bonds, we have stream-lined the process to address this real concern that we have heard repeatedly over our years in the bail bond business. Quite simply, we provide the fastest bail bond service anywhere in Delaware. We do this by accepting Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express credit cards and providing our clients with bail bonds by email and bail bonds by fax.

Thanks to our concise network of bail agents throughout the state, we are able serve all counties in Delaware. Sending you a bail application by fax or email is the fastest, easiest and most efficient way to process bail bonds. It avoids you going out in the middle of the night or taking time off from work. It can all be handled from the comfort and convenience of your own home or office.

We can handle most bail bonds with the use of Internet technology so we may provide even faster service to those with a family member, loved one or friend in jail anywhere in Delaware. Of course, for those who prefer to work with a bondsman in person, that option is always available.

To speak with a licensed Delaware bondsman and for immediate bail service, please call 302-FREEDOM (302-373-3366). Remember our number Spells FREEDOM.

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Easy Steps to Completing the Bail Bond Process by Email or Fax:

  1. Call us at 302-FREEDOM (302-373-3366). We’ll explain the bail bond process and answer all of your bail questions. When you’re ready, we’ll email or fax you the simple bail bond forms customized for your bond within minutes!

    To speak with a licensed Delaware bondsman and for immediate bail service, please call 302-FREEDOM (302-373-3366). Remember our number Spells FREEDOM.

  2. You will receive the documents (cover letter, applicaton and instructions) in your email almost immediately. Or, if you prefer receving the same information by fax. Fill out the very simple application-contract and provide your credit card information, if paying by VISA, Mastercard, Discover or American Express. This generally takes people about ten (10) minutes. 
  3. You fax the forms to us (or you may scan and email back us).  That’s it. We will have a licensed bondsman at the jail to post the bond and the arrestee will be released from jail.

It’s that simple.

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Receiving the Documents

Depending on your preference, we will either email of fax you the simple bail forms. If you receive them by email, they will be in a “PDF” format. Most computers come with Adobe Reader already loaded. If not, you can download Adobe Reader for free.

You will print the documents and fill them out. The information requested is required by the Delaware Department of Insurance. The application is approved by the Department as is the bail contract.

Receiving a Fax at an Alternate Location

Some people perfer to receive a fax at an alternate location. We deal with many clients who are out of state and don’t have other access. Or, for privacy sake, individuals perfer to go to a nearby store that offers fax capabilities sucn as a FedEx/Kinko’s close to you or a UPS Store .We can help you find the solution that meets your needs, so please let us know your concerns.

Returning the Paperwork by Email

After the paperwork is filled out, you may scan it and return it to us by email if you choose. We do need signatures from you for your protection. Our email address is

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You will receive about eight pages from us:

  • Cover Letter – The cover letter will provide you with simple instructions for filling out the paperwork, faxing back to us and our contact information.
  • Bail Application – We are required to collect basic information from you and the defendant about where you each live and work as well as contact information from two people who know the defendant well. This information is strictly used in the event the the defendant does not show up for a court appearance. We will not call employers, family or references unless we cannot contact you and the defendant. The courts require us to show that we can locate bailees if they do not show up for court.
  • Bail Bond Contract – The bail contract is a legal document which has been review and approved by the Delaware Department of Insurance. All Delaware bail bond companies use the same basic contract and the contract language has not changed in well over fifty years.
  • Straight Talk Contract – The Straight Talk Contract is provided for your reference. It very simply explains the same information as is in the “legalize” of the bail contract.
  • Receipt – The receipt will include the full bail fee and credits based on the amount you are paying. If you are making payment arrangements for bail, those will also be outlined on the receipt.
  • Credit Card Authorization – The credit card authorization is simply that: you authorizing us to charge your card. We will obtain an authorization from your credit card company. After our bond is accepted by the jail or court, we will charge your card. We will not charge you the bail premium unless we post the bond.
  • Identification and Credit Card Copies – We need a copy of your credit card and your indentification (driver’s license is the typical form). This is for you protection. We want to know who is presenting payment. Please note that all information submitted to our office is kept strictly confidential and only reviewed by the licensed, professional bondsman working directly with you. We need this information to verify authenticity of the payment information and the person who is signing on behalf of the credit card.

To speak with a licensed Delaware bondsman and for immediate bail service, please call 302-FREEDOM (302-373-3366). Remember our number Spells FREEDOM.

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