Bail Exoneration Law & Legal Definition


Bail exoneration means the termination of the obligation of bail. It refers to a situation where you get your bail back. When a criminal case is resolved by termination of the criminal proceedings or by the surrender of the defendant into custody, the depositor or surety is relieved of their obligation and is entitled to return of the deposit. After bail exoneration a bail bondsman or an insurance company is not responsible for the person’s bail.