Bail bond
Bail bond Bail" bond` (b[=a]l" b[o^]nd`). (Law) (a) A bond or obligation given by a prisoner and his surety, to insure the prisoner's appearance in court, at the return of the writ. (b) Special bail in court to abide the judgment. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bail bond — ➔ bond * * * bail bond UK US noun [C] ► LAW a document stating that an amount of money has been paid to allow a person who has been accused of a crime to remain free until the trial. If the person does not appear at the trial, the court keeps the …   Financial and business terms

  • bail bond — n. a surety bond (money or property) offered or deposited by a defendant or other persons to ensure the defendant s appearance at trial …   English World dictionary

  • bail bond — noun (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 • Syn: ↑bail, ↑bond • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bail Bond — A written promise signed by a defendant and surety to ensure that a criminal defendant will appear in court at the scheduled time and date, as ordered by the court. The bail amount is set by the court. The process starts with a defendant being… …   Investment dictionary

  • bail bond — A three party contract which involves state, accused and surety and under which surety guarantees state that accused will appear at subsequent proceedings. Accredited Surety & Cas. Co., Inc. v. State, for Use and Benefit of Hillsborough County,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail bond — A three party contract which involves state, accused and surety and under which surety guarantees state that accused will appear at subsequent proceedings. Accredited Surety & Cas. Co., Inc. v. State, for Use and Benefit of Hillsborough County,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail bond — bond given to release a person from jail until his trial …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • bail bond — A bond given as security for the purpose of obtaining release of a person in custody. See bail …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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