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

  • Tay Champelle Avatar

    Great job for a bondsman. He will get you out !!! Jon Handler was extremely helpful for me getting out.

    Tay Champelle
    Logan Insurance Avatar

    Very well run company. Extremely professional and courteous staff.

    Logan Insurance
    Aieshia Beasley Avatar

    Excellent service! Jon Handler is so helpful and professional. Very friendly as well as the staff. Never used a bail bondsman before but the process could not have been any... read more

    Aieshia Beasley
  • Falen Bowles Avatar

    Absolutely the best service I’ve ever experienced fast, affordable and so professional. I worked with Jon today and he helped me out so much, not only that the amount of... read more

    Falen Bowles
    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
    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
  • Farrah Babcock Avatar

    Very polite. Amazingly quick. So far love this bail bondsman

    Farrah Babcock
    essence mason Avatar

    Had a wonderful experience and it was fast and got what i needed And was on the go highly recommend

    essence mason
    Keisha Wright Avatar

    These guys are so nice and helpful. I was told to call Jon Handler and he was so helpful. Worked with us and was knowledgeable. Thank you handler bail bonds !

    Keisha Wright
  • 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
    Aaron Applin Avatar

    They were Awesome a whole lot of help. They worked really hard to help me get my girlfriend outta jail...... I really appreciate what they did for me

    Aaron Applin
    Nicole Pleasant Avatar

    I love this place, first and foremost they are friendly as soon as you walk in the door. They are about helping people not just taking your money. They are... read more

    Nicole Pleasant
  • brianna brisco Avatar

    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... read more

    brianna brisco
    merrie obey Avatar

    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... read more

    merrie obey
    Michael Clay Avatar

    Thank you Jon Handler and Karen for helping my boyfriend get home! Great bail bonds company 5 star review

    Michael Clay

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