Jumping Bail Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Jumping Bail?

term used for an act when a person who has been released on bail intentionally fails to appear in court when summoned intentonally with the thought of aviding trial.In such a case bail might get cancelled and a warrant isuued for his/her arrest.