If a cash bond (or bail) has been set, you may pay the amount in full at the clerk of court office or at the jail, depending on the county. Checks are not acceptable for bond. If the judge ordered that a surety bond may be posted, you may use a bonding company. You would enter into an agreement with the bonding company, which would post a bond for a fee. If the judge ordered that 10% may be posted, you may pay 10% of the bond amount to the clerk of court office or to the jail, depending on the county. If you post bond for someone else, this is public information, and you will be listed as a payor on the other person’s case.