Peace Bond


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Peace Bond

The posting of money in court, as required by a judge or magistrate, by a person who has threatened to commit a breach of the peace.

peace bond

n. a bond required as part of a court order to guarantee that a person will stay away from another person he/she has threatened or bothered. The bond will be forfeit (given up) if the order is violated, but that is no consolation to a person injured, molested or murdered by the violator. (See: injunction)

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