personal bond

Definition of "personal bond"
  1. An unsecured commitment by a person accused of a crime to show up in court when required, following release from custody
How to use "personal bond" in a sentence
  1. Upon agreeing to the personal bond, the defendant was freed from jail but had to show up for all court appointments.
  2. Instead of remaining in jail, the accused gave a personal bond promising to fulfill all court obligations.
  3. The judge released the individual under a personal bond, so they promised to attend all their court dates.

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