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Bail Bond Glossary

At Chances Bail Bonds, we understand that many of our clients are looking for bail bonds for the first time. For that reason, we are dedicated to providing you the best information possible about the bail bonding process in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This glossary of bail bonding terms is designed to help you better understand many of the concepts that you may encounter during the process of getting a bail bond.

 


Expand  Absconding Debtor

 


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Expand  Bail Forfeiture

 


Expand  Bail Schedule

 


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Expand  Capital Offense

 


Expand  Case Law

 


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Expand  Charge

 


Expand  Collateral

 


Expand  Conviction

 


Expand  Court Order

 


Expand  Defendant

 


Expand  Deposition

 


Expand  Docket

 


Expand  Felony

 


Expand  Fugitive

 


Expand  Incarceration

 


Expand  Indictment

 


Expand  Injunction

 


Expand  Judge

 


Expand  Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction may also refer to the court’s authority to hear a case.

 


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Expand  Lien

 


Expand  Misdemeanor

 


Expand  Motion

 


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Expand  Petty Offense

 


Expand  Plaintiff

 


Expand  Plea

 


Expand  Posting Bail

 


Expand  Probation

 


Expand  Prosecutor

 


Expand  Recognizance

 


Expand  Remand

 


Expand  Sentence

 


Expand  Suspect

 


Expand  Surety

 


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