Promise to appear
Filed Under: Criminal Law
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Criminal Procedure 4/e$75.00 – $120.00
Formerly, a written promise to attend court at a particular place and time, and a potential basis upon which bail could be granted. As of 2019, promises to appear were removed from the Criminal Code, though the same goals are still achieved through either an appearance notice or a release order.