Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An amount the court requires someone to pay as a guarantee that he or she will not threaten or bother a particular person or otherwise commit a breach of the peace. If the protected party is bothered or injured, the bond amount is forfeited to the party or his or her survivors.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:21 pm