Important Bond Information & Forms
City Bonds are issued by the municipal court, which allow you to either pay the full cash amount to the jail or pay 10% of the surety bond with the bondsman.
The City of Topeka Municipal Court allows you to decide if you want to pay the jail the full cash amount or pay the surety amount to the bondsman.
County Bonds are issued by the district court and can be set for either cash or a surety amount.
Your friends and family can choose to pay the whole amount in cash to the jail, or pay the surety amount, usually 10%, to the bondsman.
ORCD Bonds or Own Recognizance Cash Deposit bonds are paid directly to the jail. The OCRD bond is surrendered to the courts if the person fails to appear before the judge.
If you are released on an OR bond, you will be released from jail and must appear in court or court is within their rights to forfeit the amount and issue a bench warrant.