"We Got Your Back!"

2020 & 2021 Best of 209 Winner

30+ Years Experience

Flexible Payment Options

Discounts Available


What We Offer

We all have moments in life when we feel overwhelmed, incapable, and in need of help and support. Providing unrivaled customer service and a place people can come to that is free of judgment is how a small, family owned and operated, local business has  managed to earn the award for "Best of 209" two years in a row. As a dedicated bail agency in Modesto, CA, Joanna's Bail Bonds believes that our mission is more than just helping our clients with posting bail; it is about making a connection with them in order to make a  difference in their lives. As a result, we are able to provide an opportunity for them to put their best foot forward at their court hearings as well as their everyday lives.


Why Choose Joanna's

Here at Joanna's it is our goal to get you the best possible deal allowed per CA law. That is why we offer discounts for veterans, union members, those who have retained a private attorney, or if the premium is paid in full you can rest assured you are getting the best possible price here at Joanna's. 


Joanna's Bail Bonds is one of the most reputable bail agencies in the Modesto area, as well as in the entire central valley, Having won the award for "Best of 209" two years in a row (2020 & 2021), we attribute our reputation to the lasting customer relationships we’ve developed throughout the years. We believe that all of our customers deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing just that. With over 3o years of experience, there is nothing we can't help with. Let Joanna's help your family with all  your bail needs and see the difference for yourself.


Here at Joanna's it is our goal to get you the best possible deal allowed per CA law. That is why we offer discounts for veterans, union members, those who have retained a private attorney, or if the premium is paid in full you can rest assured you are getting the best rate available. No matter what your needs are, you can count on Joanna's for the needed support  and quality service  you deserve . We see each customer as unique, which is why all of our services can be completely personalized to fit specific needs and preferences of the client.


We understand anything can happen at any given moment. That is why we offer our services 24/7/365. We are there for you at the moment you need us most. We maintain a level of quality service and superb teamwork  which provide us with the ability to handle your case quickly and effectively. Handling everything from beginning to end, in hopes to ease the burden going to jail causes, and havoc it wreaks on not only the defendants life, but the families as well. We have developed a range of services to make the bail process as straightforward as possible, leading to your loved ones immediate release from custody.


With over 30 years of experience in the bail industry, we have become masters of our craft. Our commitment to quality work, exceptional services and incomparable customer care keep our community coming back again and again. We never stop improving, and will continue to expand our offerings based on how we can best serve the Modesto area. While we do offer the best quality of services, what really makes Joanna's great is our professional, licensed agents. Zealous, experienced, compassionate and friendly, we truly have the best bail agents in Modesto and Central Valley. Get to know the people behind the business, who are dedicated to making sure your needs are not only met, but exceeded.

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" There's no other bail bondsman in the world who can achieve what Joannas can. They are the most respectful and wonderful people you will ever meet. I've known them now for 10 years and I would never recommend any other bondsman. Joanna is a wonderful woman who truly cares about her clients! I love them all. They deserve the business and the best life because they're amazing people!"

Jarod S.

09/23/2021, via Google

" Not knowing where to start with this whole process I found Joanna's. Joanna and her staff were very professional. They walked me through the process with kindness and compassion. I highly recommend Joanna's."

Cindy S.

4/30/2019, via Yelp

" Best Bail Bond company in Central and North Cal. Helped get my family member out. Was very informative and walked us through every step. She even waited for my cousin to get out of Jail at 3am. Thanks Jo."

Hugo A.

7/2/2020, via Yelp

" Joanna is the best!!!  Finding yourself in a position to need these services is difficult enough - Joanna walked us through these most difficult steps, reassuring us and guiding us through the process with the utmost professional courtesy and compassion.  In the end, she gave us advice that cost her thousands of dollars, but did so in order that we would make the best decision for our family.  I could not express enough how grateful we are for Joanna's guidance, advice and assistance through this difficult time. Joanna's is hands down the best in bail bonds in the area!!"

Barbara M. 

02/02/2017, via Yelp

" One of the most prompt and courteous bail professional's I have ever dealt with!  Joanna's staff is reliable and always on top of it! Many bail companies in  Modesto, Joanna's is the only agency I will ever deal with. Why shop around when they are the best?!"

Gia L.

02/22/2014, via Yelp

" Joanna is very professional and will treat someone accused of a crime with respect. I work with several bail agencies and Joanna is one of my favorites. Thank you Joanna!​"

Tai B.

06/27/2017, via Yelp

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How Much Does Bail Costs?

Laws regulating the bail industry and it's prices states that, depending on the clients eligibility, the total premium can be anywhere from 7% - 10% of the total bail amount. However, what varies agency to agency is the amount that they require as a downpayment. We offer flexible payment options to suite each clients financial situation.

What Are My Obligations as a Co-Signor?

Indemnitors, or co-signors, help to ensure the attendance of the arrestee at every required court appearance. Cosignors also provide financial security for the payment of the premium charged by the bondsmen, as well as the full bail amount incase of a forfeiture.

Do I Have to Have Collateral to Post Bail?

Collateral is never required to post bail for someone. It is a preference of individual bondsman. Wanting collateral depends on many different factors including: the amount of bail, the number of indemnitors, the financial history of defendant & indemnitorst, the defedants criminal history, or the amount of time the defendant is facing if found guilty.

What Happens if I Can't Make it to Court?

The only time you should ever miss court is if there is an emergency in which your presence is REQUIRED. In the courts eyes you are not excused if your presence was OPTIONAL. However, the main thing to ensure is an open line of communication between you and your bondsmen. Notifying your bondsmen of your inability to attend court can help ensure the bondsmen then attends on your behalf, and assures the court that your absence is due to an emergency. You can also accomplish this by notifying your attorney prior to your case being called in court.

What Do I Need To Bring in Order to Cosign?

Every cosignor should bring with them some form of photo identification. They should also have some sort of proof verifying their employment, wages or salary (i.e paystubs, bank statements, w2) or some other proof that will establish they are fully capable of taking on the the finanial responsibility of posting bail (i.e pensions, settlements, inheritance, state/federal benifits). However, every situation is different and proof of income is not always required.

If My Case is Dropped, is My Money Refunded?