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Rule 144. Form and place of deposit

A person admitted to bail shall, together with his sureties, except a corporate surety, sign and execute before the person authorized to admit to bail a recognizance conditioned upon his appearance at all stages of the proceedings until final determination of the cause, unless otherwise ordered by the court. One or more sureties may be required. Cash may be accepted, and in proper cases, no security need be required. A corporate surety must be one registered with the Lieutenant Governor and acceptable to the court after review of its financial ability to satisfy all pending surety obligations.--Amended May 28, 1957; Oct. 14, 1994, eff. Nov. 16, 1994.

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