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Can I post a bond at the Metropolitan Detention Center (jail)?
No, the jail does not accept any money to post bond.
Where do I go to post a bond to get someone out of jail?
Bonds may be posted downtown at the Metropolitan Courthouse, which is located at: 401 Lomas Blvd. NW. You may go into the Customer Service Lobby...
Where can I post a District Court bond?
You may post a District Court bond at District Court between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Or, you may post the bond at Metro...
When is the bonding window open?
Those looking to bond someone out of custody from the Metropolitan Detention Center can visit the court's in-custody bonding window located in the...
How can I tell how much the bond is?
This question can be answered at the bonding window or by calling the Metropolitan Detention Center at 505-839-8700.
What types of payment are accepted?
The Court accepts cash, cashier's checks and money orders.
Do I need a driver’s license?
Yes, or any government issued identification, such as a passport.
Do In-Custody Bonding clerks speak Spanish?
Many of our Bonding clerks speak Spanish and English.
When will the defendant have to go to court?
Upon the bond being posted, the defendant will be provided a "Notice of Hearing," which will list the next court date, time and location.
When will the defendant be released after a bond is posted?
Defendants are usually released within four to ten hours.
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