Terms and Conditions
A Promissory Note signed by an approved Cosigner (Co-Surety), to indemnify (Promise to Pay) Blackwood Bail Bonds as stated in the Bail Bond, the face amount of the bond and for the payment of all fees and expenses that may be incurred by any peace officer and or recovery agent(s) in re-arresting the Defendant in the event any of the stated conditions of this bond are violated. Other legal documents may be incorporated into the contractual agreement as well, therefore it is important to treat each case individually and based on its own merits.
You should be aware of bond conditions. Both the court and the bonding company will have specific bond conditions for the term of the bond or final disposition.
The Court may attach conditions and revoke a bond in the event of non-compliance. The most common condition is for drug offenses. Requiring the defendant to "submit to random/alcohol drug tests". These tests are administered and supervised by the Probation Department.
A standard for bonding company conditions does not exist. It is reasonable to expect clients to be responsible, make all scheduled court appearances and provide the bonding company with updated information for the pendency of the case. The burden is on the Cosigner and Defendant to relate updated information.
Weekly check-in by phone or email
Notice of change of phone, address and employment
Attorney or Lawyer information hired or appointed to represent defendant
Court resets or continuances
Additional conditions may apply
Blackwood Bail Bonds reserves the right to request an Affidavit of Surety to Surrender in the event of non-compliance.
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