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Bond Definition

What is a Bond? An order of the court specifying the amount of money or surety that must be posted to secure a defendant’s release from custody. A bond can be “personal,” which is a promise of the defendant that they will pay the court money if they fail to appear in court as ordered or violate a court order.

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