What is a Bail Bond?
Art. 17.02. DEFINITION OF “BAIL BOND”.
A “bail bond” is a written undertaking entered into by the defendant and his sureties for the appearance of the principal therein before some court or magistrate to answer a criminal accusation; provided, however, that the defendant upon execution of such bail bond may deposit with the custodian of funds of the court in which the prosecution is pending current money of the United States in the amount of the bond in lieu of having sureties signing the same. Any cash funds deposited under this Article shall be receipted for by the officer receiving the same and shall be refunded to the defendant if and when the defendant complies with the conditions of his bond, and upon order of the court.
Austin Bail Bonds
If you are trying to bail someone out of the Travis County Jail in Austin, Texas and are confused or unsure how to proceed, please call Austin Bail Bond Lawyer Kevin Bennett at (512) 476-4626 for immediate assistance. Our phones are answered 24/7 for Austin Jail release assistance. You may also contact us through email.