Bail Bonds

Bail Bond List

As required by Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 750.167b, the Circuit Court annually creates an alphabetical list of bail bond agencies and bondsmen authorized to post bonds in Eaton County.

2019 Bail Bond List

Joining the Approved Bail Bond List

Bail bond agencies wanting to be considered for the Eaton County bail bond list must submit a letter indicating the legal name, address, telephone number and email address for the agency to be included on the bond list. Each application must include the following information.

Agencies

  • A copy of the insurance companies Certificate of Authority from the State of Michigan
  • A copy of the state-issued license for each agency
  • A listing of agents
  • Qualifying Power of Attorney for each agency, indicating Fidelity and Surety coverage of $1,000,000

Agents

  • A copy of the state-issued license for each agent
  • A copy of a valid driver’s license for each agent
  • Qualifying Power of Attorney for each agent, indicating Fidelity and Surety coverage of $1,000,000

Application Deadline

All applications must be mailed and postmarked by December 15 of each
year to be considered for the bond list the following year.                           

Mail to: Eaton County Circuit Court
1045 Independence Blvd.
Charlotte, MI  48813

Incomplete applications, illegible documents or late submissions will not be accepted or included on the bond list. Agencies and agents must re-apply each year.

For questions contact:  Amy Etzel