surety bond


Definition of surety bond

: a bond guaranteeing performance of a contract or obligation

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Recent Examples on the Web Today, his 29th birthday, Ford was given a $500 cash or corporate surety bond and an Oct. 21 court date. al, "Man arrested for chalking Alabama Confederate monument spends birthday in jail, gets $500 bond," 24 June 2020 California requires a $1,000 application fee, a $5,000 surety bond, and an annual license fee ranging from $2,500 to $96,000, depending on a dispensary’s projected revenue, along with a lengthy application process. Sean Murphy,, "Pot entrepreneurs flocking to the Bible Belt for low taxes," 7 Mar. 2020 Mathey remains lodged in the Otsego County Jail on a $245,000 cash surety bond. Gaylord Herald Times, Detroit Free Press, "Gaylord man facing multiple charges for allegedly sexually assaulting teen girl," 3 Feb. 2020 Smith posted a $3,000 surety bond Friday afternoon and was released from the county jail. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Florida teacher accused of knocking tooth out of 7-year-old boy," 6 Feb. 2020 Brazil was given a $50,000 cash or surety bond on Jan. 16, records show. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan prisoner wrongly released by Ohio officials," 31 Jan. 2020 He was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Manchester Superior Court on Dec. 23. Peter Marteka,, "Car plows into the dining room of 2 Hopewell in South Glastonbury," 7 Dec. 2019 He was charged with one felony count of retail theft for $750 or more and was held at Hillsborough County Jail for three days, before being released on a surety bond for $2,000. Maria Pasquini,, "Former Deadliest Catch Star Jerod Sechrist Arrested for Allegedly Shoplifting from IKEA," 23 Nov. 2019 Beck was arraigned in in Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court on Friday afternoon and received a $100,000 cash/surety bond. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, "80-year-old Grosse Pointe carjacking victim is prominent 'Crime Stopper'," 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of surety bond

1911, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2020

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“Surety bond.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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see bond sense 1a

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