Bail Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Bail?

(n) Bail is the security provided by an accused taken into custody, for his temporary release from judicial custody, for due diligence and observance of court formalities until trial or the final verdict in the case against him is made. The quantum and type of bail depends on the crime