bail below


bail below
Bail on the mesne process of civil arrest, otherwise known as special bail, for the appearance of the principal in court on the return day of the writ. 8 Am J2d Bail § 1.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • bail below — bail to the sheriff or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail below — bail to the sheriff or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail below — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : bail given by two sureties to the sheriff for the due appearance of the defendant 2. : a mere form with imaginary persons as sureties used as a method of entering the appearance of the defendant in civil actions called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff or bail below — Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm. 290. Sureties …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff or bail below — Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm. 290. Sureties …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff — or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff — or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm …   Black's law dictionary

  • below — Inferior; of inferior jurisdiction, or jurisdiction in the first instance. The court from which a cause is removed for review is called the court below. Preliminary; auxiliary or instrumental. Bail to the sheriff has been called bail below, as… …   Black's law dictionary

  • below — Inferior; of inferior jurisdiction, or jurisdiction in the first instance. The court from which a cause is removed for review is called the court below. Preliminary; auxiliary or instrumental. Bail to the sheriff has been called bail below, as… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail — Noun: The means of procuring the release from custody of a person charged with a criminal offense or with debt by assuring his future appearance in court and compelling him to remain within the jurisdiction. Manning v State, 190 Okla 65, 120 P2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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