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Looking for a bail bond near you in Columbus Ohio? Look no further than SMD & HLS Bail Bonds! Bonding since 1960, we are the oldest and most respected bail bondmen in the local industry. Call our professional bondsmen today to help guide you through the complex legal process.

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Getting arrested for Domestic Violence (DV) in Columbus is a serious issue because it involves family or household members of a home. Because of this reason, getting released for this type of crime can be a slightly different experience than posting bail for other crimes. If you or a loved one ha...

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Holiday Package Theft - 18% of Americans had a package stolen between March & June this year during the start of the pandemic. With anxiety over COVID-19, holiday shoppers planned more online shopping this year than ever. This can be tempting if you are unemployed of have suffered financial loss ...

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Arson (ORC 2909.03) and Aggravated Arson (ORC 2909.02) are both serious crimes with aggravated arson being more serious as a 1st or 2nd degree felony. Depending on the amount of damage and if it includes risk or physical harm to a person will decide what you are charged with.

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Under Ohio law, Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OVI) (ORC 4511.10), the penalty can vary depending on the blood level of alcohol or drugs and if it is a first time OVI offense or repeat OVI offense. With regards to alcohol, a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.17%...

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Breaking & Entering (ORC 2911.13) is a serious crime in Ohio and is considered a felony of the 5th degree. A felony of the 5th degree carries a prison term of 6 to 12 months as well as up to $2500 in fines and penalties. However, breaking & entering is usually accompanied by a theft, burglary or ...

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Vandalism (ORC 2909.05) is generally described as any willful or deliberate behavior with intent to deface, alter or otherwise destroys someone's property, including public property. In addition to jail time and fines, the offender may be required to clean up, repair or replace the damaged property.

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Assault laws in Ohio include both the offense of "assault" and the offense of "battery". Attempting or causing physical harm to a person is assault. Battery is to intentionally or negligently cause offensive physical harm. Generally, if you intended to harm someone, you will be charged with both ...

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Possessing or owning a gun illegally in the state of Ohio will result in jail time. Even if it were legal for you at one time to own a gun, if you have been convicted of a felony or are now mentally ill or an addict, suddenly it is illegal to have a firearm or weapon in your possession. If you ne...

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Testimonials

2 weeks ago
HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! John H. & Karen G. were QUICK && ON POINT!! Very professional! Very helpful! John was WILLING to even meet me on a holiday (Easter). Was willing to help and work with me when I said I didn’t have the full 10% from the start. John had checked in with me a few times throughout the 3-4 days I was going back and forth, trying to get the money together. I had made it more stressful and more of a headache for John & Karen than it should have been but the whole time throughout it all John & Karen were both very respectful and patient with me. John was quick with posting the bond!! The location was easy to find and get to. I was able to reach them at anytime of the day, which was very convenient!! Very quick with responding, helping walk through the process, how it happens and what is expected to happen next. Thank you John & Karen for all of your hard work, dedication && for your services && help! I truly appreciate the both of you and all you’ve done and have helped me...
- Misty M
3 years ago
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!
- Scott S
6 days ago
Before getting in touch with John, I had called two other Bondsmen.. One said he would call me back and never did, the other one put me on hold for 30 minutes (before I hung up). These guys answered immediately and I was in their office within a half an hour. The young lady that helped me (Hannah), was very sweet and professional with me. This was the first experience I had ever had with a bondsman.. so I appreciated how easy they made it for me.
- wendy f

Providing bail bonds since 1960

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. Most localities have bail schedules which specify bail amounts for some common crimes. Schedules vary widely according to locality, type of crime, and residency.

Contact SMD & HLS Bail Bonds if you have questions regarding you or your loved one's release from jail. With over 50 years of experience, we know how to get you bonded and released quickly.

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  • (614) 582-6049

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571 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

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