These are the most common forms used in state courts.
TYPE WHAT IT REQUIRES FOR FAILING TO APPEAR
Surety Bond Defendant pays a fee to a Bond company is liable
commercial bail agent who for full bail amount.
posts full amount.
Recognizance Defendant agrees to None
appear in court.
Conditional Defendant agrees to None
comply with specific
Deposit Bond Defendant posts a Defendant is liable for
percentage of the bail full amount.
Unsecured Bond Bail amount is set but no Defendant is liable for
payment is required for full amount.
Full Cash Bond Defendant posts full bail Defendant is liable for
amount. full amount.