How to Bail Someone Out of Jail

The process of bailing a friend or loved one out of jail — whether they are in a Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett or other county jail — might seem complicated and daunting. However, if you follow the correct steps and procedures, the process can become painless.

Steps for Bailing a Loved One Out of Jail

Regardless of the type of offense, follow these steps for getting someone out of jail in the metro Atlanta area and beyond:


This first step is crucial. Many people are so flustered by the thought of a loved one being arrested they forget this important step. Locate your loved one and find out how much their bail will be.

1. Current Driver’s License

2. Current Proof of Employment (Recent pay stub)

3. Current proof of residence (Current Utility BIll)

Everything can be done online!

Your AA Professional Bail Bonding agent will walk you through the entire process every step of the way to ensure you are clear on all paperwork. After an agreeable term is agreed on and paid for AA Professional Bail Bonding will handle the rest of the process.

Pick Up Your Loved One

AA Professional Bail Bonding will instruct you to go to the jail where you’re loved one is being held. After approximately 20 minutes, you will be able to take them home.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER NOT TO GO TO THE JAIL before purchasing a bond. The jails will not be able to help you and it may make the process longer than it needs to be. By calling AA Professional Bail Bonds first you will receive the quickest and most efficient service in the area.