Examples of surety in a Sentence
As sureties, they will be liable in his place.
gave his surety that he would pay back the loan if his sister was unable to for any reason
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When test subjects are reminded of earlier wrongdoing, their surety about themselves takes a hit.
Judge Samuel Cappas lowered Brazier’s bail to $1,500, or $15,000 surety.
Brazier was held in the Lake County Jail on a $5,000 cash, $50,000 surety, bond after being charged from the shooting.
Deddens wrote on Facebook that Ferguson's bond was set at $35,000 cash and $200,000 surety.
Ferguson's bond was set at $35,000 cash and $200,000 surety.
Another measure would compel bail companies to post the terms of their contracts online and direct the California Department of Insurance — which regulates the bail bond industry — to conduct a review of the surety corporations that back them.
Larkin was ordered to put up two properties as surety on the $1 million bond.
Mom-and-pop bail companies are backed by large surety companies, which guarantee the full amount of the bond in exchange for a portion of the premium.
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SURETY Defined for English Language Learners
law : money that you give as a guarantee that you will do what you are legally required to do (such as to appear in court)
law : someone who agrees to be legally responsible if another person fails to pay a debt or to perform a duty
: the state of being or feeling sure or certain
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