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Bail bondsman

(law) an individual or firm that lends bail money to defendants awaiting trial
Contemporary Examples

Michael Daly talks to her bail bondsman about her ankle bracelet—and her continued silence.
Anna Gristina, New York’s Alleged ‘Soccer Mom Madam,’ Gets Bail Michael Daly June 26, 2012

In stepped Ira Judelson, sometimes called “the bail bondsman to the stars.”
Anna Gristina, New York’s Alleged ‘Soccer Mom Madam,’ Gets Bail Michael Daly June 26, 2012

Judelson is sometimes called the bail bondsman to the stars, but he is much more substantial than just that.
‘Bomb Mom’ Morgan Gliedman Arraigned in Manhattan Court Michael Daly January 8, 2013

Historical Examples

The gang is composed of tip-off men, highjackers, a lawyer and a bail bondsman.
Dan Carter and the River Camp Mildred A. Wirt


a person in business to provide bail money for a fee to defendants

Bail bondsmen take responsibility for the court appearances of the persons to whom such bonds are issued.
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