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Do you have
bailbonds debt
in California?

We are here to help you exercise your rights and get illegal bail debt canceled.

You are not alone! Over 1 million people living in California have bail debt, too.


If you are cosigned on someone else’s bail debt, the first step to getting involved is to fill out the Cancel My Bail Debt Tool. This free tool will allow you to dispute your bail bond debt AND will connect you with the Bail Debtors Union the Debt Collective is creating.

If you aren’t eligible to use the tool, we still need you to join the fight. Learn how to get involved here!

How we use and protect your personal data

Your data belongs to you

When using this tool, you will be asked for some information about yourself, your bail bond contract, and your current bail situation. We will use the information you provide to draft a dispute letter to send to the bail bonds company collecting your debt. We will use your data to create the dispute letter, mail the dispute letter on your behalf, and follow-up with you if we need to.

This tool also has the potential to inform broader bail resistance work in California. In order to do this work, we may share some information about your case with organizers, bail reform lawyers, and researchers. We won’t share your personal information unless we get your permission first.


This Cancel My Bail Debt Tool (“Tool”) is being provided as a free public service for cosigners on bail bonds contracts who are unable to get help from an attorney or legal services group to dispute their bail bond debt. This tool does not provide legal advice and the Debt Collective is not your attorney, nor are any of its employees. If you have questions about your rights or responsibilities, we encourage you to contact a lawyer or legal services group. You can locate free or low cost legal services at