Peace Bonds

THE CRIMINAL COURT CLERK CAN NOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE.

FILING FEES:

  • THERE NO FILING FEES ON PEACE BONDS. (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)

PEACE BONDS DESCRIPTIONS: A peace bond is a surety bond for the person, who has been accused in due form of law with threatening and being about to commit an offense against the person of someone to have peace toward the party you are filing on. Defendant will make personal appearance before such magistrate at the time and place stated to answer the accusation; and then this obligation shall be void; otherwise it shall be and remain in full force and effect. Once the peace bond is in effect the period is six months to a year to keep the peace toward the party who you filing on and if the  peace bond is violated then there is a cash bond to be submitted of $500.00 - $1,000.00 dollars.  Upon failure to give such bond the defendant will be committed to the Webb County Jail and is to be there safely kept from the period which was rendered or until such bond is recovered.

Download a copy of the Peace Bond Form

 

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