go bail
Slang for putting up the bail money to get an accused defendant out of jail after an arrest or pending trial or appeal. (See also: bail)
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

go bail
v.
   slang for putting up the bail money to get an accused defendant out of jail after an arrest or pending trial or appeal.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • go bail — see under ↑bail1 • • • Main Entry: ↑go * * * go bail (or stand bail) act as surety for an accused person …   Useful english dictionary

  • go bail — ► go (or stand) bail act as surety for an accused person. Main Entry: ↑bail …   English terms dictionary

  • go bail — To assume the responsibility of a surety on a bail bond …   Black's law dictionary

  • go bail — To assume the responsibility of a surety on a bail bond …   Black's law dictionary

  • go bail for — {v. phr.} To advance the necessary money as security in order to release an accused person until trial. * /The arrested driver had no trouble finding someone to go bail for him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go bail for — {v. phr.} To advance the necessary money as security in order to release an accused person until trial. * /The arrested driver had no trouble finding someone to go bail for him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go\ bail\ for — v. phr. To advance the necessary money as security in order to release an accused person until trial. The arrested driver had no trouble finding someone to go bail for him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Bail — Bail, n. [OF. bail guardian, administrator, fr. L. bajulus. See {Bail} to deliver.] 1. Custody; keeping. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Silly Faunus now within their bail. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) (a) The person or persons who procure the release… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bail — bail1 [bāl] n. [ME & OFr, power, control, custody < OFr baillier, to keep in custody, deliver < L bajulare, to bear a burden < bajulus, porter, carrier] 1. money, a bond, etc. deposited with the court to obtain the temporary release of… …   English World dictionary

  • bail — I n. 1) to grant, set bail 2) to post, put up, stand bail for; (colloq.) to go bail for 3) to make, raise bail 4) to deny smb. bail 5) to forfeit, jump, skip bail 6) on bail (to release smb. on bail; to be set free on a thousand dollars bail) II… …   Combinatory dictionary

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