civil bail

civil bail

A bond or deposit of money given to secure the release of a person arrested for failing to pay a court-ordered civil debt.

? The bail is conditioned on the payment of the debt. [Cases: Bail 1. C.J.S. Bail; Release and Detention Pending Proceedings¡ì¡ì 2, 191.]


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