§ 765.1 Judges and district court magistrate empowered to let accused person to bail; recognizance for appearance of accused person
§ 765.3 Judges empowered to permit committed prisoners to post bail; notice to prosecuting attorney; inquiry
§ 765.4 Admission to bail; procedure for information, same as under indictment
§ 765.5 Admission to bail; persons not entitled
§ 765.6 Accused persons entitled to bail; amount of bail; considerations and findings; surety bond; surrender by defendant of operator’s or chauffeur’s license as security; receipt; expiration date; extension
§ 765.6a Cash bond or surety as condition of granting application for bail
§ 765.6b Release of defendant subject to protective conditions; contents of order; purchase or possession of firearm; entering or removing order from LEIN; order to wear electronic monitoring device; other ord
§ 765.6c Bail; cash deposit; use
§ 765.6d Release on bail; waiver of extradition
§ 765.7 Permitting defendant to post bail on own recognizance if appeal taken by or on behalf of state; exception
§ 765.8 Surety or bail posted by attorney or counselor prohibited
§ 765.9 Surety; person acting in same capacity on other bond
§ 765.12 Deposit of cash; certified check or certain securities in lieu of bond or bail; right
§ 765.12a Money collected in addition to bail or bond money; disposition; purpose
§ 765.13 Depository; receipt
§ 765.14 Deposit of cash; filing duplicate receipts in court, effect
§ 765.15 Bail; cash, check, or security; disposition upon forfeiture or discharge of bond or bail
§ 765.16 Subjection to legal process; assignment
§ 765.17 Deposit in special fund; interest
§ 765.18 Deposit of cash; redemption before forfeiture by substitution of bond
§ 765.20 Administering oath to proposed surety to ascertain financial condition; requiring surety upon criminal recognizance to pledge real estate; value of surety’s interest in real estate; executing recogniz
§ 765.21 Surety on recognizance; attachment of lien; record notice of lien, form, effect
§ 765.22 Surety on recognizance; discharge; notice, form
§ 765.23 Surety on recognizance; register of deeds; duty as to notices of lien and discharges; fees
§ 765.24 Effect of chapter on certain recognizances; order releasing lien
§ 765.25 Perjury in affidavit of justification; penalty
§ 765.26 Release of surety; arrest or detention of accused; mittimus
§ 765.27 Action on recognizance; technicality as bar
§ 765.28 Failure to appear; notice to surety; service; judgment; execution; set aside of forfeiture order; discharge of bail or surety bond; conditions
§ 765.29 Witness in criminal case; necessity of giving bail for appearance
§ 765.30 Minor or material witness; recognizance
§ 765.31 Proceeding to enforce recognizance; venue; service of process

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapters 760-777 > Act 175 of 1927 > Chapter V

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Clerk: means the clerk or a deputy clerk of the court. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: means a violation of a penal law of this state for which the offender, upon conviction, may be punished by imprisonment for more than 1 year or an offense expressly designated by law to be a felony. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • firearm: except as otherwise specifically defined in statute, includes any weapon which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by action of an explosive. See Michigan Laws 8.3t
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • grantee: may be construed as including every person to whom any such interest or estate passes in like manner. See Michigan Laws 8.3e
  • in writing: shall be construed to include printing, engraving, and lithographing; except that if the written signature of a person is required by law, the signature shall be the proper handwriting of the person or, if the person is unable to write, the person's proper mark, which may be, unless otherwise expressly prohibited by law, a clear and classifiable fingerprint of the person made with ink or another substance. See Michigan Laws 8.3q
  • Indictment: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) An indictment. See Michigan Laws 761.1

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Magistrate: means a judge of the district court or a judge of a municipal court. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Minor offense: means a misdemeanor or ordinance violation for which the maximum permissible imprisonment does not exceed 92 days and the maximum permissible fine does not exceed $1,000. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Misdemeanor: means a violation of a penal law of this state that is not a felony or a violation of an order, rule, or regulation of a state agency that is punishable by imprisonment or a fine that is not a civil fine. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • oath: shall be construed to include the word "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed". See Michigan Laws 8.3k
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Ordinance violation: means either of the following:

    (i) A violation of an ordinance or charter of a city, village, township, or county that is punishable by imprisonment or a fine that is not a civil fine. See Michigan Laws 761.1

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes any matter or thing upon or in respect to which an offense may be committed. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Prosecuting attorney: means the prosecuting attorney for a county, an assistant prosecuting attorney for a county, the attorney general, the deputy attorney general, an assistant attorney general, a special prosecuting attorney, or, in connection with the prosecution of an ordinance violation, an attorney for the political subdivision or governmental entity that enacted the ordinance, charter, rule, or regulation upon which the ordinance violation is based. See Michigan Laws 761.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:

    (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 8.3n

  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o