bail bond


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bail bond

n
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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This Clearwater, Florida bail bond agency provides bail for defendants facing numerous charges including drug trafficking, DUI, assault, burglary, driving with a suspended license, domestic violence and more.
New Delhi (India), Dec 20 ( ANI ): A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to former Air Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral on a bail bond of Rs 2 lakhs in the AgustaWestland case.
On October 17, 2017, the trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako ordered that Abaribe and the other sureties should appear on November 20, 2017 to show cause why a bench warrant of arrest should not be granted against them and also held that Abaribe can only be reclosed if he produces Kanu or forfeits the N100 million bail bond.
Summary: Supposed to appear on Thursday for verification of bail bonds submitted by him in a case of illegal possession of arms
Bad Boys' application was rejected as likely to cause confusion with the previously registered Bad Boyz Bail Bonds "In Bail, We Jail" mark for providing bail bonds for persons under arrest in the state of Missouri.
The judge explained to Howell that she could avoid jail by purchasing a new kind of bail bond, a post-conviction device that bail agents in Mississippi are busily promoting around the state.
In case, the plea is decided in his favour and the court rules, among other issues, that a bail bond is unnecessary in a summons case, his bond will be considered void.
We are one of the oldest and largest bail bonds agencies in California.
Indeed, according to the American Bail Coalition (ABC), a trade industry group, the nation's 15,000 bail bond agents "transact an estimated 3 million court appearance bonds annually" Unfortunately, a much higher number of people, closer to 12 million, get booked into the nation's city and county jails now.
This gives the Insurance and Public Safety departments the tools needed to regulate bail bond professionals, protect the public from potentially dangerous criminals, and to help prevent bond agents from compromising the integrity of the bail bond system in Connecticut," says Debra Korta, legislative director of the Department of Insurance.
The second option, one that is far more palatable for the common man on the street, is to post a bond through a bail bond agent.
The ratings take into account the group's solid capitalisation, continued underwriting and operating profitability and the expertise and experience in the bail bond field of its management.