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Bail Bonds

Bail Bonds

Bail Bond List
As required by MCL 750.167b(4), the Circuit Court annually creates an alphabetical list of bail bond agencies and bondsmen authorized to post bonds in Eaton County.  
 
A copy of the current approved bail bond list can be found here.  
 
Application
Bail bond agencies wanting to be considered for the Eaton County approved bail bond list must submit a letter indicating the legal name, address and telephone numbers for the agency to be included on the bond list, along with the following:  
 
Agencies -
      • A listing of agents. 
      • A copy of the state issued license for each agency.  
      • A copy of the insurance companies Certificate of Authority from the State of Michigan. 
      • Qualifying Power of Attorney for each agency, indicating Fidelity & Surety coverage of $1,000,000.00.  
 
Agents - 
      • A copy of the state issued license for each agent.
      • Qualifying Power of Attorney for each agent, indicating Fidelity & Surety coverage of $1,000,000.00.
      • A copy of a valid driver’s license for each agent.  
 
Deadline
All applications must be mailed and postmarked by December 15th of each year to be included on the bond list for the following year.  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.  
 
Mailing
Please mail all applications to:
Eaton County Circuit Court
Amy Etzel, Deputy Court Administrator 
1045 Independence Blvd. 
Charlotte, MI   48813
 
Communication
Please direct any questions or communications to: 
Amy Etzel, Deputy Court Administrator 
517-543-4314
aetzel@eatoncounty.org