bail bond

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bail bond

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1. (Law) a document in which a prisoner and one or more sureties guarantee that the prisoner will attend the court hearing of the charge against him if he is released on bail
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Noun1.bail bond - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trialbail bond - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
recognisance, recognizance - (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
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Deposits and Guarantees required: Bid bond, performance bond, bail for the payment of the advance on the contract price, insurance for damages of execution and liability, liability policy designer, to guarantee the release of the tranche of balance.