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bondsman

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

See: captive

bondsman

a person bound by bond to act as SURETY for another.
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Dennis explained that as a bail bondsman, he never promises that a person he bails out will not commit another crime--he promises only to bring the individual back to court.
They market themselves to repo companies, but if a bondsman is looking for someone, he can give them a license number and they'll tell him where the car has been and when, for $7 a hit.
191) In fact, a commercial bail bondsman is under no obligation to try to deter criminal behavior by the defendant.
It turns out to be silverware--the bondsman explains that it's the meaning of the item that is its worth.
The defence attorney is used to representing the dregs of society but he hits the jackpot when bail bondsman Val Valenzuela (John Leguizamo) recommends him as counsel for playboy estate agent Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), who has been accused of assault and attempted murder.
In return for a non-refundable fee, usually around 10 percent of the bond, a bondsman will put up his own money with the court.
He helped me find a bail bondsman, and I posted bail for $1,500.
Damian takes it upon himself to start "running down angles" with the help of a "no-nonsense six-foot-one former combat marine" named Flora Jean Benson who normally works with his mentor a bondsman CJ Floyd.
Local bail bondsman, Eric Arps has opened Lucky Bail Bonds with a 900-square-foot office at 98 Central Ave.
The article also argues that this reading explains Hegel's emphasis on the figure of the bondsman in "Lordship and Bondage.
Glass ruled Simpson, 60, had violated the terms of bail set in November at $125,000 (BD47,250) when he left a profanity laced telephone message for one of his co-defendants with his bail bondsman.