Lesson 1:

• The Terminology of Bail Bonding

o Key terms used in the business and definitions of how these terms are used

Lesson 2:

• The History of the Bail Bond System

o An overview of how the bail bonding system got started and how it has been used through the years

Lesson 3:

• What is a Bail Bond Agent

o Getting started as a bail bondsman

o Explanation of what a professional bail bond company is

o Explanation of what a professional surety company is

Concepts in Bail Bonding Alabama 20 Hour Pre-License Course

Lesson 4:

• Explanation of the Bail Bond Business

o Outlining the insurance agency

o Explanation of the role of the insurance agency

o Learning how to become a licensed bail bondsman

o Outlining the renewal process of a licensed bail bondsman

o Learning how to handle the issuance or the denial of a bail bond

license

o Explanation of continuing state education

o Outlining non-resident requirements for licensing

o Notes

Lesson 5:

• Contracts

o Reviewing contract law, ethics and unfair practices, and insurance

contracts

Lesson 6:

• Defining Different Bond Types

o Explanation of surety bonds, the participating parties and

classification of surety bonds

o Explanation of fiduciary bonds

o Explanation of miscellaneous bonds

Lesson 7:

• Learning the Arrest and Release Process

o Outlining the procedures upon arrest

o Explanation of different release options

Concepts in Bail Bonding Alabama 20 Hour Pre-License Course

Lesson 8:

• Reviewing the Criminal Justice System

o Defining the terms to know

o Outlining the United States Court System and jurisdictions

o Outlining the Alabama Court System

o Learning the differences between the criminal law system and the

civil law system

Lesson 9:

• Learning the Alabama Bail Bond System

o Outlining the qualifications of undertaking bail and the discharging of bail

o Discussing forfeitures of bail and learning skip-tracing techniques

Lesson 10:

• Learning Alabama Rules, Regulations and Codes

o Reviewing Alabama Code rules and regulations for all licenses

o Reviewing Alabama Code rules and regulations for bail bonds