A Bond

A bond is an amount of money in cash or surety bond for the purpose of making sure a particular person attends all required court appearances.  Bail allows an arrested person (defendant) to be released from jail until his or her case is completed.  A property bond, cash bond or bonding company may be used to bond a person out of the Rockdale County Jail.

To Bond Someone Out of Jail

The following may be used to bond a person out of the Rockdale County Jail:

Cash Property Bond:
For a property bond, the property must have the current year’s property taxes paid. If the property is in Rockdale County, every person listed on the deed must come to the Rockdale County Jail to sign the bonding paperwork. To post a property bond on property located in another county, the property owner must go to the Sheriff’s Office in the county where the property is located and request an out-of-county bond.  Some Sheriff’s Offices may require certain administrative fees to be paid before a property bond will be issued.

Cash Bond:
To post a cash bond, payment may be made by cash, traveler’s check or a cashier’s check equal to the total amount of the bond.

Bonding Company:
Bonding companies provide bonds for incarcerated persons.  Bonding companies usually charge a fee — typically 12 to 15 percent — of the total amount of the bond.  The bonding company must be pre-approved by the Rockdale County Sheriff.

The following is a list of bonding companies currently authorized to write bonds for the Rockdale County Jail. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office does not recommend any of the following companies, but does provide this list merely as a convenience.

Call & Go Bonding Joe Ray Bonding Pat’s Bonding Reliable Bonding Levett Bonding Co.
770 786 2070 770 466 1225 770 761 8007 770 483 1126 770 761 7777     

On-line Bond Payment:
Bonds may be paid online through the following vendors:


–  GovPayNet
 at https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/6347. The Location Code for the Rockdale County Jail  # 6347.

–  Cash Bond Online – at http://www.cashbondonline.com

Revoke a Bond

To surrender a bond, the person who posted the bond will need to come in person to the Rockdale County Jail with the person who was bonded out of jail.  The bond will be revoked and the individual will be returned to inmate status.

Bond Refund

The Rockdale County Jail does not process bond refunds at the Jail or Sheriff’s Office.  For a bond refund, the person who posted the bond will need to come in person to the Rockdale County Jail with the person who was bonded out of jail and surrender the individual to the Jail.  The person who posted the bond must then petition the courts for any monetary refund.

Rockdale County Jail Bonding Companies

CALL; GO BONDING
PO Box 2325
Covington, Georgia 30015
(770) 786-2070

JOE RAY BONDING
292 Buford Drive
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046
(770) 466 1225

LEVETT BONDING
1965 Sigman Road North West
STE 101
Conyers, Georgia 30012
(770) 761-7777

PAT’S BONDING
PO Box 127
Jersey, Georgia 30018
(770) 761-8007

RELIABLE BONDING
PO Box 1105
Conyers, Georgia 30012
(770) 483-1126

Inmate Bonding Information

The following may be used to bond a person out of the Rockdale County Jail

Property Bond:
For a property bond, the property must be improved real estate, mobile homes are not considered improved real estate) located in Rockdale County.

• The security provides a warranty deed or current real estate tax receipt; must have the current year’s property taxes paid. In addition, a mortgage statement must be provided for the purpose of calculating equity.

• If the property is in Rockdale County, every person listed on the deed must come to the Rockdale County Jail to sign the bonding paperwork.

• To post a property bond on property located in another county, the property owner must go to the Sheriff’s Office in the county where the property is located and request an out-of-county bond.

• Other agencies may require certain administrative fees be paid before a property bond will be issued.

• The security provides a warranty deed or current real estate tax receipt.

• A mortgage statement must be provided for the purpose of calculating equity.

• The equity in the real estate must be at least equal to the amount of the bond; and all owners of record (those shown on the deed) must sign the bond in the presence of the deputy writing the bond. (If one of the securities is deceased, a death certificate for the deceased is required.)

• If the security states that the property has been paid for then documentation must be provided.

• There is a $20 cash bond fee upon submission of bond.

In the event the defendant fails to appear for scheduled court appearances, a lien will be placed against the property and the total bond amount must be paid immediately. If payment is not made, procedures will be initiated to SELL the property to cover the bond amount.

Cash Bond:
To post a cash bond, payment may be made by cash, or a cashier’s check equal to the total amount of the bond.
Cash Bonds may be paid online through the following vendors:
GovPayNet: https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/6347. The Location Code for the
Rockdale County Jail # 6347.
Cash Bond Online : http://www.cashbondonline.com

Cash Bonds for City of Conyers traffic citations, must be paid directly to Municipal Court at 1194 Scott Street, Street Conyers GA 30012
In the event that the defendant fails to appear for a scheduled court appearance, all funds posted on
behalf of the defendant shall be FORFEITED WITHOUT NOTICE and a Bench Warrant will be issued for
the defendant’s arrest. Bonding Company: Bonding Companies charge a fee of up to 15 percent of the principal amount of bonds set in the amount of $10,000.00 or less
There is a $20 cash bond fee due upon signing.

The following is a list of bonding companies currently authorized to write bonds for the Rockdale County
Sheriff’s Office:

In the event the defendant fails to appear for a scheduled court appearance, the judge may choose to issue a Bench Warrant ordering that the defendant be re-arrested.
Also as Securer, you should be aware that you may come off the defendant’s bond, which can be accomplished by delivering the defendant in person, to the Rockdale County Jail located at 911
Chambers Drive, Conyers Georgia, 30012 and filling out the necessary BOND SURRENDER FORM (S).

Bond Refund
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office/Jail Division does not process bond refunds.
All questions regarding funds being returned will need to be directed to Rockdale County Clerk of Courts
at (770) 278-7900