New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 22 - JUDICIARY
Subtitle D - Forms
Chapter VI - Forms For Use In Courts Exercising Criminal Jurisdiction
Form 7 - Bail bond with justifying affidavit (defendant obligor)

Current through Register Vol. 45, No. 52, December 27, 2023

Sec. 520.20 C.P.L. FORM 7

(Bail Bond-Defendant

Obligor)

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ADVISEMENT TO DEFENDANT

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE PRESENT AT THE TRIAL OF THE CHARGES AGAINST YOU, BUT IF YOU INTENTIONALLY ABSENT YOURSELF FROM THE COURT'S JURISDICTION OR INTENTIONALLY FAIL TO APPEAR AT TRIAL, THE COURT MAY DETERMINE TO HOLD THE TRIAL IN YOUR ABSENCE.

________ COURT OF ________

COUNTY OF ________

________ x

PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,

Indictment/Docket

No. ________

- against - BAIL BOND WITH

JUSTIFYING

AFFIDAVIT

________,

Defendant.

________ x

STATE OF NEW YORK )

) ss.:

COUNTY OF ________ )

________, being duly sworn, deposes and says:

[name of defendant]

I reside at ____________.

My occupation is ____________.

On ________, 19________, a ________[FN1] was filed in the ________ Court of ________, County of ________, charging me with the crime(s) of ________, ________, and ________. By order of the ________ Court of ________, dated ________, 19________, I was duly admitted to bail in the sum of ________ dollars.

(I) [FN2] (____________ and I jointly

[name(s) of other obligor(s)]

and severally) undertake that I will appear in the above-entitled action whenever required and will at all times render myself amenable to the orders and processes of the Court.

In the event that I do not comply with any requirement, order or process of the Court, (I)

(

[name(s) of other obligor(s)] and I) will:

[Check appropriate statement]

________ A) Pay to the People of the State of New York the sum of ________ dollars, to secure payment of which the following personal property, having the value of ____________

____________

________ [list each item deposited and its value] is hereby deposited and the following real property ____________

____________

________ [list each item pledged and its value] is hereby pledged. The following liens and encumberances on the above items are presently in effect: ____________

____________

[specify nature and amount of every lien or encumberance on items deposited or pledged].

________ B) Pay to the People of the State of New York the sum of ________ dollars, to partially secure payment of which the sum of ________ dollars is hereby deposited.

________ C) Pay to the People of the State of New York the sum of ________ dollars.

[If section "B" or "C" is applicable, complete the following section]:

I have been employed by ________, located at ________ (have owned my own business with offices at ________) since 19________. My income during the past year was ________ dollars. My average income over the past five years was ________ dollars.

________

Defendant

Sworn to before me this

________ day of ________, 19________.

______________

Notary Public

[FN1] Describe type of accusatory instrument filed, e.g., information, simplified information, prosecutor's information, misdemeanor complaint, felony complaint, or indictment.

[FN2] Strike words in parentheses, as appropriate.

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