§ 22.01 Bail Forfeited, When
§ 22.02 Manner of Taking a Forfeiture
§ 22.03 Citation to Sureties
§ 22.035 Citation to Defendant Posting Cash Bond
§ 22.04 Requisites of Citation
§ 22.05 Citation as in Civil Actions
§ 22.06 Citation by Publication
§ 22.07 Cost of Publication
§ 22.08 Service Out of the State
§ 22.09 When Surety Is Dead
§ 22.10 Scire Facias Docket
§ 22.11 Sureties May Answer
§ 22.12 Proceedings Not Set Aside for Defect of Form
§ 22.125 Powers of the Court
§ 22.13 Causes Which Will Exonerate
§ 22.14 Judgment Final
§ 22.15 Judgment Final by Default
§ 22.16 Remittitur After Forfeiture
§ 22.17 Special Bill of Review
§ 22.18 Limitation

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 22 - Forfeiture of Bail

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.