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San asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 4 weeks ago

Someone held on bond?

When people say someone convicted is being held on $500,000 bond, does it mean the convict will be released if the convict or someone else pays $500,000?


4 Answers

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago
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    No. It just means the convict doesn't have to wait in jail between the time of conviction and the time of sentence. A licensed bail bondsman gives his bond to the court that he will be responsible for the $500,000 if the defendant does not appear for sentencing.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    No, it means a bond is posted, money is set aside, and if the person fails to appear the bond is forfeited to the Court.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Yeah until his court date then they decide his punishment. And you only have to pay 10% of 500,000

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