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Austin Jail Release

Individuals jailed in Austin for a state criminal offense in 2016 have two options for securing a quick release. He or she can hire a bail bondsman, typically for at least 10% of the bond amount, or hire a lawyer who can obtain a personal bond and secure the release of the defendant.

Man in jail
A criminal defense attorney can quickly secure a release from jail

If you have a friend or loved one stuck in Travis County Jail, we know you'll be concerned about seeking a jail release as soon as possible. Please call our office at (512) 689-8733 for assistance. Our phones are manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lawyers vs. Bail Bondsmen

There are multiple benefits to working with a lawyer rather than a bondsman. Bail bonds can be set to very large amounts of money, so the 10% fees charged by bondsmen are nothing to sneeze at. Additionally, if you hire a bondsman to secure your release from jail, you will likely still have to hire a lawyer to represent you on the criminal case. By working with a lawyer from the beginning, you can save time and money by combining two services into one. However, it is important to select a qualified attorney experienced with the process of setting and approving bail bonds.

Sue Berkel Approved Bail Bonds as a Criminal Magistrate

As a criminal magistrate, Sue Berkel not only set bonds, but also decided who to grant bonds to and who to deny bonds to. As a result, she has an excellent insight into whether an individual will likely get out of jail on a personal bond. If you hire the Law Offices of Sue Berkel, you are hiring an experienced former criminal magistrate to obtain a personal bond for you and secure an Austin jail release. This will be our first priority. Once the release from jail has been secured, we can then begin working to resolve the criminal charges that resulted in the arrest and jail booking. Our goal is to make this process as smooth as possible so you can get back to your life.

Call us at (512) 689-8733 and we can start right away on securing your loved one's release from jail.