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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

  • eygpt casey Avatar

    very helpful and were able to meet outside of office. thank you handler bail bonds for bailing my brother out ! fast service !

    eygpt casey
    Ashlee Burns Avatar

    Karen was a very nice lady who helped me get my boyfriend out. She's passionate about her job and I swear I could of talked to her for hours. I... read more

    Ashlee Burns
    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
  • Courtney Merle Avatar

    Thank you Handler Bail Bonds. Their staff was very friendly and helpful. Answered all my questions and took the time to walk me through the process. Happy to give a... read more

    Courtney Merle
    Logan Insurance Avatar

    Very well run company. Extremely professional and courteous staff.

    Logan Insurance
    Tina Taylor Avatar

    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.....

    Tina Taylor
  • Madison Granger Avatar

    This bail bond company was so helpful , they worked with me and answered all my questions. Karen was fantastic. Handler Bail Bonds is the best

    Madison Granger
    Tay Champelle Avatar

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

    Tay Champelle
    alexis holsinger Avatar

    This bail bond company helped us so much! We had no idea how this worked and Jon Handler walked us through it and explained everything in detail. Thanks guys... read more

    alexis holsinger
  • Shanautica Sharpe Avatar

    This bail bond company is fantastic ! Jon Handler was awesome and worked with me to get my friend out of jail. I highly recommend him!

    Shanautica Sharpe
    Fairwood Everywhere Avatar

    I am the guy this company bailed out! I will be the first one to tell you they are fantastic and helped us out in a bind! Highly recommend and... read more

    Fairwood Everywhere
    Carolyn Shepherd Avatar

    Handler bail bonds got my cousin out fast. Fast service

    Carolyn Shepherd
  • 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
    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
    Heidi Maple Avatar

    Jon Handler at Handler bail bonds was fantastic to work with! MY attorney reffered me to them and did not disappoint! 10 star review ?

    Heidi Maple

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