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Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-11-132

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At any time, the bail bondsman or surety may surrender the defendant in their exoneration or the defendant may personally surrender to the officer.  Surrender by a bail bondsman or surety shall be for good cause including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) The defendant has violated the contractual provisions between the defendant and the bondsman;

(2) The bondsman or surety has good cause to believe the defendant will not appear as ordered by the court having jurisdiction;

(3) A forfeit, conditional or final, has been rendered against the defendant;

(4) The defendant has failed to appear in court either as ordered by the court or as commanded by any legal process;  or

(5) The defendant has been arrested while on bond.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-11-132 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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