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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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Bail Bond Updates & News

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Our Latest Reviews

  •   Jon Handler Was Very helpful. He Worked With Us On the Bond Even Though We Didn’t Have It All At The Moment. I really appreciate It. Thank You Guys Sooooooooo Much Fpr Working With Me Today.

    thumb brianna brisco
    8/16/2018

      John Handler bail bonds get straight the the point what u need he have it ready for you!!! Thanks!

    thumb Ricky Dovrow Teague
    7/23/2013

      Jon handler did a great job, He was very helpful and worked with the money I had at the time. Woman at the front was super nice too. Great company .

    thumb Katelynn Ross
    7/23/2018
  •   Fast Friendly Awesome Sauce.. My New Friends... John and Karen we're Great... Lots of Laughter 😂 😂 Got us taken care of Right Away. Thanks Guy's.....

    thumb Tina Taylor
    11/02/2018

      This is the BEST bond company ever!!! My son was not even booked in yet but i called the bonding company and John Handler was a wonderful help... he watched for my sons bond to be announced at court and called me immediately upon bond being available! I did not have to sit all day at court and was able to continue my work until bond was available!!! Very helpful , prompt fastand i give then 10 stars!!!!!

    thumb merrie obey
    6/27/2018

      Great people! Used them twice! They explain more than the courts ever did.

    thumb Elizabeth Flickinger
    10/22/2018
  •   Great job for a bondsman. He will get you out !!! Jon Handler was extremely helpful for me getting out.

    thumb Tay Champelle
    9/06/2018

      John handler is the best bondsman in the world.

    thumb John Loring
    12/19/2013

      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 hundred years ago. I swear he's the best. Probably in the country! I thank you for not only helping me but helping my family to get me out. With out you I would probably would've coped out and had a couple extra charges just cause the state stay isn't worth my proven innocents. Best bondsman in the world....I swear to god!

    thumb Scott Smith
    9/28/2017
  •   Thank you guys for always being there when i needed you !! By far the most caring and helpful bondsmen i have ever met !!!

    thumb Benny Wells
    4/08/2015

      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 paperwork and bond posted as soon as I gave the go ahead. I wish I could rate give him a higher rating.

    thumb Angelina Rigsby
    7/11/2018

      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 bondsman help me and I can honestly say he was wonderful,fast and very efficient.

    thumb Kimberly Heger
    8/21/2018

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