bondsman
bonds·man /'bändz-mən/ n: one who accepts responsibility as surety for the obligations of another and esp. for bail

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bondsman
index captive

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


bondsman
n.
Someone who serves as surety for a bond. See also bail bond

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bondsman
1) Someone who sells bail bonds.
2) A surety (a guarantor or insurance company) who provides bonds that guarantee another's performance on a contract.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


bondsman
n.
1 One who, usually for a fee, guarantees a surety bond for another.
2 Same as bailsman.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

bondsman
n.
   1) someone who sells bail bonds.
   2) a surety (guarantor or insurance company, who/which provides bonds for performance.
   See also: bail bond, bail bondsman, bond

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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