An adjudication of guilt or innocence or an acquittal, if a interval of 36 months has passed since the original bond was posted, or a withholding of an adjudication of guilt shall satisfy the conditions of the bond. The authentic appearance bond shall expire 36 months after such bond has been posted for the release of the defendant from custody. This subsection doesn’t apply to circumstances during which a bond has been declared forfeited earlier than the 36-month expiration. The surety shall be exonerated of legal responsibility on the bond whether it is determined prior to breach of the bond that the defendant is in any jail or prison and the surety agrees in writing to pay the transportation price of returning the defendant to the jurisdiction of the courtroom. For functions of this subsection, “jurisdiction” means within the judicial circuit as prescribed by legislation. When bail other than a deposit of money or bonds has been given, the defendant or the surety could deposit cash or bonds as offered in s.
State and county officers having custody of forfeited money shall deposit the money in the fine and forfeiture fund established pursuant to s. A surety may keep an … Read More