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Bail Bonds at the Central Jail Complex in Santa Ana

If you or a loved one find yourself behind bars at the Orange County Central Jail Complex, your first thought is likely to be, how can I get out here as fast as possible? Your first call should be to Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds at (844) 400-2245. Mr. Nice Guy and his team of licensed, professional bail bondsmen are standing by at locations across Southern California to help get you out of jail and home to friends and family, as quickly as possible.

Orange County Central Jail Complex
550 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, California  92703

Visiting Someone at Orange County Central Jail Complex

Visiting hours at the Orange County Central Jail Complex are from Friday – Monday, 8:00 A.M. To 6:00 P.M. Signups for visits must take place before 5:00 P.M. Signups are accepted from 7:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., however specific housing modules may have different visitation hours. For specific housing visitation information, please visit http://www.ocsd.org/divisions/custody/jails/hours.

Visitor Parking

Visitors may park in the parking structure across from the San Ana Police Department

Visitation Rules for The Central Jail:

  • Visitors must show valid photo ID
  • Each inmate may only have one visit per day. You should coordinate visitation with other friends and loved ones of the inmate, to avoid someone being turned away due to the one-visit-per day rule.
  • Each visit lasts a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • The maximum number of visitors is three, including children.
  • Children must be under adult supervision at all times. Prior authorization can be obtained from the Watch Commander, for unaccompanied minor children to visit a relative in custody.
  • Visitors who have been released from jail in the preceding sixty days are ineligible for visits. However, blood relatives, or spouses, may request special permission from the Watch Commander to visit, even though the visitor was recently released from jail.
  • Only ID and keys are allowed inside the facility. No other items, including purses or bags, will be allowed inside the facility. In order to speed up the screening process, visitors are asked to leave everything besides keys and ID outside the jail facility.
  • Visitors with small children may possess necessary items for the child's care, such as diapers, formula, breastfeeding cover, etc. However, these items are subject to search.
  • Nursing mothers must be discreet when nursing, and remain fully covered. Failure to do so will result in the termination of the visit.
  • No food, candy, drinks, gum, cigarettes, lighters, matches, or pepper spray are allowed.
  • No weapons or anything deemed inappropriate are allowed in the jail facility.
  • No cell phones, laptops, cameras, or other electronic devices are allowed.
  • Documents requiring the inmate's signature must be approved prior to being allowed in the visit.
  • Clothing that is derogatory or offensive, revealing, or inappropriate in any way, will not be allowed. The staff is permitted to make determinations about what is appropriate and what is not appropriate.
  • Visitors under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to visit and may be arrested.
  • You will need the booking number of the inmate you wish to visit. You can find it Here.
  • After entering the jail facility, the visitor must proceed to their assigned seat and remain there until the inmate arrives.

Please note that meals are served from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Inmates may refuse to accept visits during this time.

Who's in Jail in Santa Ana?

To find a friend or loved one being held by law enforcement in Orange County, you can do an inmate search HERE. You will need the individual's full, legal name, age, and gender. You can also find an inmate's booking number, for use in scheduling visits, sending money, or sending mail.

Bail at The Central Jail Complex

Bail is an amount of money that the court hold onto to ensure that you'll show up to court to see your charges through to the end. Being arrested and charged with a crime is just the first step in a long, legal process that you'll have to work through to get your life back to normal. You'll have to show up in court for arraignment, a preliminary hearing, and then a trial, as well as a number of meetings with prosecutors and attorneys along the way.

The court system doesn't want to have to keep everyone in jail throughout this process. But, they do want to make sure that those who have been charged with a crime will show up when they're supposed to for all of these different proceedings. Bail is one way that the court ensures this will happen. By setting an amount for “bail” a person can deposit money with the court that allows them to get out of jail to work and live, while their case is getting through the legal system. And, they get that money back once they've completed everything and their case has come to a conclusion.

How is Bail Set at The Central Jail Complex?

The bail for each county is set according to a schedule that is posted at each jail facility and available in court. The judge can set a different amount of bail, during a bail hearing, however. The standard Felony Bail Schedule for Orange County can be found Here.

To figure the total amount of bail required for felony charges requires several steps, you can complete the worksheet found here.

How Much is Bail at The Central Jail Complex?

To figure out how much bail will be required to get someone released from jail, you can complete the felony bail worksheet found here.

You will have to follow several steps:

  • List all of the offenses for which a defendant is being charged.
  • Find the charge with the highest bail schedule amount.
  • If the arrestee is charged with more than one offense, on seperate dates or against separate victims, list the amounts of the bail required fro those charges and add them to the original charge.
  • Next find if there are any enhancements that require additional bail. Enhancements include things like:
    • Gang-related offenses
    • Offenses committed with a weapon
    • Does the defendant have any prior convictions?
    • Has the arrestee been in prison during the past five years?
    • Is the victim under 15 or over 65?
  • After finding all base charges and all enhancements, add all of these amounts together to find the total amount of bail that will be required to bail someone out of jail.

What if I Can't Pay my Bail at Santa Ana Central Jail Complex?

It is common for police and district attorneys to file the most serious charges that could possibly apply to any given situation, even if the charges might be reduced or dismissed at a later date. This can make the bail much higher, making it even more difficult to come up with the cash to pay your bail. That's where a bail bond company, like Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds, can help. Mr. Nice Guy will pay your bail for you, in return for a small fee, generally 10% of the total cost of your bail. Call (844) 400-2245 to start the bail bond process, immediately.

Bail Bonds in Orange County

Mr. Nice Guy's licensed bail agents can process bail bonds for arrests throughout Southern California. Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds Inc. offers bail premiums as low as 7%* (the lowest bail bond rate allowed in California). No other bail bondsman can offer lower rates. Call now, or start the bail bonds process online.

Some bail bond companies require an annual premium on the anniversary of charges, but Mr. Nice Guy never does that. Once you've secured a bond through Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds, there are no additional fees or recurring charges. Mr. Nice Guy will even work with you on establishing a payment plan for a bail bond, to help get yourself or a loved one out of jail when you're on a budget. It just doesn't get much nicer than that!

Other online services include free warrant checks and a direct link to the most Sheriff's Department databases.

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Penal Code 1275 Holds on Bail

Penal Code Section 1275.1 states that if there is probable cause to suspect that the money or property being used to post bail may come from criminal activity, bail will not be accepted. This is called a 1275 Hold.

Any person who plays a part in the arresting or prosecution process can place the PC 1275 Hold on the bail. This means that they believe the money being used to bail a person out of jail comes from illegal activity. The money may be believed to come from drug dealing, gang-related activities, embezzlement, theft, or extortion. Any of these activities would make the money that came from them ineligible for paying bail.

Call Mr. Nice Guy for help with PC 1275 Holds on Bail. Mr. Nice Guys professional, friendly agents are available at near Orange County Central Jail Complex, to help take care of the hold and get you out of jail as soon as possible.

Removing a PC 1275 Hold

Once the judge has determined that the money being used to post your bail or bond has not been obtained through illegal sources, he or she will lift the 1275 Hold and you or your loved one will be able to post bail.

Call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds for help in clearing up matters regarding a 1275 hold. Mr. Nice Guy and his team of licensed bail bondsmen are standing by, to help you post bail and get back to your home and family, as soon as possible.

How to Bail Someone Out of Jail in Santa Ana, CA

For many people, it can be difficult to come up with the entire amount of money that is due for bail. Not only is a great deal of money involved, but that money will be tied up with the court system for a long time. Some cases can take over a year to come to an end. After the case has ended, it can sometimes take some time to get the money back from the court system.

Most people, facing a substantial amount of bail, just don't have the cash to pay the bail outright. A person can post property as a form of bail, but the amount of value in the property has to be double the value of the bail being sought. Often, it's easier to get help from a bail bondsman like Mr. Nice Guy (844)400-2245.

A bail bondsman is a person who is licensed by the state, working with an agency, who can post a “bond” for you, instead of the full amount of your bail. The bail bondsman works with a Surety Company, who is a little like an insurance company. They have certain rules for issuing bonds to help people get out of jail. The person who is in jail pays a fee and the bail bondsman pays the bail.

Then, the person who has been charged with a crime can get back to their job and family, while they wait for trial. The person who had the bond posted for them is promising the bail bondsman that they will continue to show up for all of the hearings and proceedings required by their charges so that the bondsman can get the bail money back from the court.

Bail Bond Professionals at The Central Jail Complex

Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds is the number one bail bond company in Southern California and has been featured on several national television stations, including CNN and USA. Nobody in the state can offer a lower price on bail bonds than Mr. Nice Guy, and nobody works harder to get you or your loved one out of jail fast.

Call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds at (844)400-2245 to start getting out of jail, immediately!