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Criminal – Forfeiture Of Bail Bonds – No Appearance – Show Cause – 'Reasonable' Notice (access required)

Although the commonwealth did not provide the bonding companies with notice of nonappearance of the several criminal defendants in these cases from 13 months to more than three years after the fact of nonappearance, the commonwealth nevertheless may move for forfeiture of the bonds under Va. Code § 19.2-143 at this time. Prompt notice of ...