Bail Bond Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Bail Bond, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Bail Bond?

(n) Bail Bond is the security bond issued by insurance companies, covering the risk involved in releasing a defendant in judicial custody until the conclusion of the trial. Insurance companies do such cover through bail bondsmen and such bonds are released once the judgment is made.