Bail

Locations & Hours

Bail can be posted at the Clerk of Courts Office, located in the Bucks County Justice Center between regular business hours from 8 am to 4:30 pm, excluding holidays. Bail can also be accepted at the District Court of record.

After hours, bail will be accepted at the Bucks County Correctional Facility from 5 pm to 8 am on weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and holidays.

Type of Payments Accepted

Cash or certified checks are accepted for posting bail.

To post real estate as collateral, you need to provide the following information:

  • Certified copy of an appraisal of your real estate
  • Certified copy of a title search
  • A copy of your deed

Your real estate must have equity equal to the full amount of the bail.

Bail Refund

Bail money may be applied to court costs when authorized by the defendant or surety. Any refund due will be issued after the 30 day appeal period has expired.

Note

Domestic relations arrears and traffic fines cannot be paid at the Bucks County Correctional Facility.