Many people who have to bail friends or family members out of jail wonder if it is necessary to post collateral in order to get bail bonds in Dekalb County. Most people do not need to worry about having to post collateral with the bail bond company. Under normal circumstances, the bail bondsman will not need clients to post any collateral to get a bail bond approved. The lack of collateral should not be a concern of most customers. However, collateral may be a concern when defendants are charged with serious crimes or when bail amounts are high.