Posting a bond in Alabama guarantees the appearance of the offender in Alabama Court. The bond will be held until the charges against the defendant are brought to a conclusion with either a conviction or a dismissal. To bond someone out of jail in the State of Alabama, the defendant’s friend(s), relative(s) must contact a bail bond company in the State of Alabama. Most major cities in the State of Alabama such as Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile have bail bond agencies in the vicinity of jails. When posting a bond, the bail bond agency will request the statutory 10% of the total amount of the bond as non-refundable premium. There are different types of bail bonds in the State of Alabama including federal bail bonds, immigration bonds, cash bonds, surety bail bonds and property bail bonds.