All bonds should be made at the Clerk's office Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
After hours and on weekends bonds can be made at the Detention Center at the lobby window.
Personal Recognizance (ROR) - Your personal recognizance, provided that you promise to appear at all scheduled hearings, trials, or otherwise as required by the Court.
Unsecured Bond or Surety Bond - An unsecured appearance bond from you or your surety to be forfeited should you fail to appear as required by the Court. Surety’s must be a KY resident with a valid Drivers License or KY ID, be at least 18 years of age, employed, have no pending/convicted felony charges, and cannot be the Defendant/Co-Defendant in the case.
Partially Secured Bond - Cash bail secured by cash deposit of 10% of the deposit (but no less than $5) will be retained if you are found guilty and the court determines you have performed the conditions of your release. The entire cash bond will be forfeited should you fail to appear as requested by the court.
All payments of bonds must be in cash with exact change. Bonds over $10,000.00 cash or above and Property Bonds will have to be made in the Circuit/County Clerk's office depending on case.
Weekenders - Anyone sentenced to serve weekends must pay all fees in full at time of booking. Pending on days sentenced will apply to fees.
Circuit Work Release - Fees will be paid weekly with no exceptions.
District Work Release - Fees will be paid weekly with no exceptions.
ALL bonds will be subject to a additional $25.00 non-refundable bond fee. Also ALL bonds that are executed by the jail will be subject to an additional $5.00 jail fee.