571 S High St, Columbus OH 43215

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Welcome to SMD & HLS Bail Bonds!

Bail Bonds Columbus Ohio

SMD & HLS Bonding Co @ Columbus Ohio. We have been in business since 1960 and are experienced 3rd generation bail bondsman. We take pride in helping so many families over the years and always stay the course throughout the bail process. We are always available to keep up with court dates with our smartphone app and answering any bail related questions when needed. We have designed our bail bonds website to inform you as much as possible about the bonding process. Our professional licensed bail bondsmen are here to support you and your loved ones throughout the court and bonding process beginning to end. Our IOS and Android app is designed for just this purpose, helping you keep track of your court dates and payments. Take a look around our site and feel free to contact us via the contact form or call us 24 hrs a day for immediate bail.

At our corporate office, we act as a managing general agency, training and support a network of bail bond agents throughout Ohio. We are always looking to grow our business and train new agents. We have a great team behind us and greatly appreciate all the hard work they and our agents provide. If you are interested in joining our team, visit our become a bondsman page here.

24 Hour Bail Bondsman

When someone goes to jail, SMD and HLS Bonding Co. goes to work. Based in Columbus, Ohio, and serving all Ohio counties, we're open 24/7.

Bail Bond Calculator

How much is it going to cost to post bail? The judge sets the bail amount and the defendant then must pay a percentage to the court for their release or use a Bail Bonding Company.

How much is bail?

A common question we receive is How much are bail bonds? Bail varies by state but bail in Ohio is 10% of the bail set by the court.

Bail Bond Phone App

Program Emergency contacts, make a payment, submit required photos, check your court appearance dates, search for any warrants or even request a new bail bond!

Why a bail bond?

If you are arrested and accused of a crime, you may have to spend time in jail until your court appearance. Your other option is to post bail via a bail bond.

Licensed Bail Bondsman

SMD & HLS Bonding Co partner with licensed, qualified and professional bail bondsmen in Ohio. Join our team and become a bondsman today.

LOCATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

 

Jon Handler, Owner/Partner

"We are always ready 24/7 to bail you out of jail when you need it most!"

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Our Latest Reviews

  • Jorge Sanchez Avatar

    Very good person and company. Really helped a lot.

    Jorge Sanchez
    Lynn Jackson Avatar

    This office is amazing .. I would give them 1000k stars . They were prompt and very helpful and they will work with you on a payment plan if you... read more

    Lynn Jackson
    Damon Kuhn Avatar

    The staff here is extremely courteous! They understand you are in a bad situation and truly want to keep you from going (or going back) to jail. Thank you Jon!

    Damon Kuhn
  • janice grigg Avatar

    I needed help from out of town . These folks were outstanding!! They went way above and beyond to help . 10 star rating!!

    janice grigg
    Scott Smith Avatar

    Jon Handler is by far the best bondsman this county has ever had. I been bonded out twice and there's no one that compares to his service. Not even a... read more

    Scott Smith
    Carol Hoy Avatar

    Jon and Karen were very helpful and fast at getting everything done. They made it so convenient for me. Karen made me feel like family,she is awesome. She made a... read more

    Carol Hoy
  • Markese Mathews Avatar

    Jon Handler and his staff were fantastic! My case is over and they were there the whole time and answered all questions. I highly recommend!!

    Markese Mathews
    Michael Sheets Avatar

    During a fight my girlfriend, she was constantly hitting me and throwing things at me. I had enough and just wanted to leave when I pushed my way through to... read more

    Michael Sheets
    Peggy J Grubb Avatar

    Jon Handler was a great help with guidance and support to accomplish my business. I'm so thankful

    Peggy J Grubb
  • Kimberly Heger Avatar

    I recommend that anyone in need of fast ,friendly and dependable help to bond out a loved one call Jon Handler ! I have had the privilege of having this... read more

    Kimberly Heger
    Julie Handler Avatar

    Handler Bail Bonds is the oldest and BEST bail bonds company in Columbus, Ohio! Jon Handler is extremely professional, hardworking and dedicated to his business. The entire staff is... read more

    Julie Handler
    Todd Pickering Avatar

    Fantastic service. Jon Handler was a pleasure to work with. Definitely would recommend

    Todd Pickering
  • Angelina Rigsby Avatar

    Jon was so incredibly helpful. He kept me updated and informed every step of the way; texted me during the arraignment, answered my questions, and importantly, got all of the... read more

    Angelina Rigsby
    Jon Handler Avatar

    We have been helping the citizens of Columbus Ohio post bail for over 50 years. Call us 24/7 whenever you need us!

    Jon Handler
    Carolyn Shepherd Avatar

    Handler bail bonds got my cousin out fast. Fast service

    Carolyn Shepherd

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