Use the dropdown buttons to select a type of bond or additional conditions.Comprehensive state information on the most common statutory conditions of pretrial release is available in the interactive map below.
A secured bond agreement where a compensated surety guarantees a defendant’s appearance for court by promising to pay a financial condition of bond if the court finds that the defendant violated conditions of release.
A secured bond agreement where the defendant or an authorized third party posts a percentage of bail or the full bail amount in cash with the court. The money is returned, sometimes less an administrative fee, if the defendant is found to have complied with all conditions of release.
A secured bond agreement that creates a secured interest in real property posted by the defendant or a third party as security with the court to ensure a defendant’s appearance.
Other Secured Bond
A secured bond agreement where security other than cash or property are posted by the defendant or a third party with the court to ensure a defendant’s appearance. Other specifically authorized security includes U.S. bonds, state issued bonds, local government bonds, or other personal property.
Unsecured Appearance Bond
An unsecured bond agreement that requires the defendant to appear for all court dates and sets a financial penalty that is payable only if the defendant fails to appear. No monetary security or payment is initially required for release.
An unsecured bond agreement that authorizes the release of a defendant on a promise to appear in combination with other nonmonetary conditions. Includes conditional release where a financial amount is set, but no payment or security is required for release.
An unsecured bond agreement that requires a defendant to promise to appear for future court dates.
Any Reasonable Condition Necessary
Authorizes courts to impose any condition of release the court deems reasonably necessary.
Authorizes supervision by a pretrial services program, or other authorized individual, organization, or agency. Sometimes called third party custody.
Authorizes the use of technology to monitor a defendant’s compliance with other conditions of release.
Restricts physical location of the defendant at least part time. Includes house arrest, work release, curfew and in-patient treatment.
Makes appearance a specifically listed condition of pretrial release.
Makes commission of a new offense a violation of pretrial release conditions.
Restricts where a defendant is permitted to travel or move, including across jurisdictional lines or certain geographic locations.
Change of Address Notice
Requires a defendant to notify the court or other specified entity of any change in residence as designated by law.
Restricts where a defendant can or must reside.
Restricts a defendant’s contact with specifically named people, groups or places.
Protection or No Contact Order
Restricts a defendant’s communication and contact with victims, witnesses or other specifically named persons. Occasionally the entry of a protection order is mandatory in cases involving violence.
Prohibits possession of a firearm or firearm license during the period of pretrial release.
Domestic Violence Threats Prohibition
Requires a defendant to refrain from making threats of domestic violence.
Requires that the defendant stay in regular contact with her or his attorney.
Employment or Education
Requires a defendant to maintain employment, seek employment, continue an education program or seek enrollment in an educational program.
Change of Employment Notice
Requires a defendant to provide notice of change of employment.
Controlled Substances Prohibition
Prohibits the use or possession of controlled substances.
Substance Monitoring or Treatment
Requires a defendant to submit to testing for use of controlled substances and/or participate in some kind of addiction treatment.
Requires a defendant to take part in mental health treatment, domestic violence specific counseling or classes, or take part in courses of treatment that are medically recommended.
Makes DNA submission that would be otherwise required in relation to arrest a condition of pretrial release.
Extradition Waiver Agreement
Requires a defendant to waive extradition as a condition of release.